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The Animal Rescue League of Iowa adopts ferrets to be family pets. Under no circumstances should a ferret be used for food for other animals, or be used for experimentation or laboratory work, or any other use other than as a family pet. The ARL strictly enforces this policy under the terms of the adoption contract.

Choosing Your Ferret
Ferrets can make very wonderful, loving pets. Find out how to pick a ferret that fits your lifestyle!

Your Ferret: The Basics
You've adopted your first ferret; now what? Learn more about what your ferret will need!

Enjoying your Ferret
Pet Ferret's can build very strong bonds with their guardians. Learn what you can do to enjoy your pet to the fullest here.