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Do ferrets smell and what about neutering/spaying?

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Do ferrets smell and what about neutering/spaying?

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The only normal reasons for a ferret to have an over whelming smell is either, it has not been neutered, or its cage and bedding are not being cleaned. See also what do ferrets eat Normally both of these are also visible by a yellow/brownish colour to the fur, e.g. albinos would be more a yellow colour, rather than white. Having the ferret neutered not only removes the smell, but in our experience, also has a calming effect on the ferret. Obviously, keeping your ferrets bedding clean, will reduce the smell even if the ferret has not been neutered. Ferrets also have a scent gland near their tail, and when scared, or occasionally when very over excited, they can release a scent a bit like a skunk. Unlike the skunk, this smell dissipates very quickly. Female ferrets really should be neutered, for their own health, as un-like most animals, when a female ferret comes into season, she does not come out of it, until she actually mates. If they have not found a mate with in a couple of years,

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