Question: Help me in ferret odor ?
in our country, I cant find anti-ferret odor spray
& I feel scared to Neutered a ferret (I think vets in my country are not good)
i want to buy a ferret
i will put the cage in a very big room with 2 big windows & 2 dors
Do the smell will be in all the room or just next to the cage??
Unneutered males do smell, no matter how well they are kept clean. They are incredibly oily creatures. I would never keep an unneutered hob in my house. You will most certainly smell them in the room, if not throughout the whole house. And that's without dirty bedding/litter.
If you get a female you will have to get her neutered. If she is unneutered she will stay in heat, risking nasty conditions such as aplastic anemia. This can eventually lead to death. However, I have found unneutered females do smell less than unneutered males - but they cannot stay unneutered for long. Another option is to get jill jabs. However, these will cost more as you may need to have 2 a year... And you don't trust your vets.
You will also need to get two ferrets or spend a lot of time with your ferret as they are social creatures.
However, if you do get your ferret neutered if you keep him or her clean and wash the bedding regularly (NOT wash the ferret, as this can cause them to produce more oil and therefore smell even worse) their smell is almost unnoticeable, and is no worse than a dogs.
As long as you're continuously cleaning out his cage, you should be fine. Just spot clean it daily and pick out the soiled bits of bedding and replace it with new bedding. You should do a thorough cleaning once every 2-3 weeks, just whenever you can tell it's actually soiled and dirty. You should never be able to smell a ferret's odor when you enter a room. If so, you're doing a poor job cleaning it. You shouldn't need the odor spray. But if you want it you could always order it online. I order mine on websites like ksl.com. petco.com or you can just google websites and you can have it shipped to you.
Hope this Helped!