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FDA approves generic drugs for use in cats, dogs, horses, ferrets

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The Food and Drug Administration announced in January that the agency had approved new generic drugs for cats, dogs, and horses and granted a supplemental approval for a generic drug for use in ferrets.

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WHY are ferrets larger than weasels?

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Ferrets are said to be a domesticated weasel(european polecat). Why did it's size increased? Wolf's(dog) size decreased after domestication of wolf. submitted by /u/grey8zombie [link] [comments]

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The Why of Ferrets

10,000 Birds

Sorry for banging on about black-footed ferrets, but here’s a bit on why this trip was so special to me: Forty years ago the black-footed ferret was a bit more like the Loch Ness Monster than it is today. By the time everyone came to an agreement that the black-footed ferret existed, it was already getting scarce.

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What It Feels Like For a Ferret Watcher

10,000 Birds

As lovely as the Sage Grouse were, our trip had another primary mission — to see the amazing, highly endangered black-footed ferret. Ferret 492 — a black-footed ferret, Mustela nigripes — raises her head from a black-tailed prairie dog’s burrow, sniffs the April night. Not Ferret 492, though.

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My ferret nebula

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Physicians Committee Accuses University of Washington of Cruelty to Ferrets

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I had never heard of the use of ferrets in medical research though. The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine claims these are unnecessary procedures, even though the ferrets are apparently anesthesized during the process. I live in Seattle and I am always skeptical of how the UW treats its lab animals. News to me.

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Anyone know what this is?

Reddit Animals

I saw this little guy running around out rockery this morning and I can’t tell if it’s a ferret or a weasel. And are there wild ferrets? submitted by /u/a_builder7 [link] [comments]

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