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Ferrets (Mustela putorius furo) are becoming increasingly popular as pets and are kept in households with other pet animals such as dogs and cats, from which they may catch flea infestations with the predominant flea species Ctenocephalides felis. In this study, the efficacy of...

Author(s)
Wenzel, U.; Heine, J.; Mengel, H.; Erdmann, F.; Schaper, R.; Heine, S.; Daugschiess, A.
Publisher
Springer-Verlag GmbH, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Parasitology Research, 2008, 103, 1, pp 231-234
Abstract

Ferret's ectoparasites include insect's infestations (fleas and more rarely myiasis), mites (ear mites, sarcoptic mange, skin mites, ticks) and fungal skin diseases (dermatophytosis). Generally speaking, ferrets' parasitic skin diseases are far less common than in rabbits and rodents, but some, as...

Author(s)
Bulliot, C.; Romain, S.
Publisher
Point Vétérinaire Italie s.r.l., Milano, Italy
Citation
Summa, Animali da Compagnia, 2017, 34, 7, pp 39-42
Abstract

Ferret's ectoparasites include insect's infestations (fleas and more rarely myiasis), mites (ear mites, sarcoptic mange, skin mites, ticks) and fungal skin diseases (dermatophytosis). Generally speaking, ferrets' parasitic skin diseases are far less common than in rabbits and rodents, but some, as...

Author(s)
Bulliot, C.; Romain, S.
Publisher
Newsmed, Paris, France
Citation
Point Vétérinaire, 2016, 47, 366(Part 1), pp 38-41
Abstract

Ferrets, like other carnivores, are susceptible to a number of different parasites; however, clinical reports of ferrets with actual disease are surprisingly limited. This may be a result of underreporting or because domestic ferrets are often housed indoors with no exposure to most parasites. The...

Author(s)
Patterson, M. M.; Fox, J. G.; Eberhard, M. L.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
Biology and diseases of the ferret, 2014, Ed.3, pp 553-572
Abstract

As the ferret, M. putorius furo, is becoming increasingly popular as a pet animal and as it is susceptible to the cat-flea, C. felis felis, an experimental model was established for evaluating insecticidal treatments on this host. A high establishment rate (76.7-91.8%) was recorded when 60 unfed...

Author(s)
Hutchinson, M. J.; Jacobs, D. E.; Mencke, N.
Publisher
Blackwell Science, Oxford, UK
Citation
Medical and Veterinary Entomology, 2001, 15, 2, pp 212-214
AbstractFull Text

Dirofilariose, a non-contagious helminthosis of carnivores, is a disease with localization in tissues and tissue spaces in vertebrates (except fish) in the pulmonary arteries, right atrium, right ventricle, vena cava and subcutaneous connective tissue, most commonly being encountered in canine and...

Author(s)
Purge, R.
Publisher
University of Oradea Publishing House, Oradea, Romania
Citation
Analele Universității din Oradea, Fascicula: Ecotoxicologie, Zootehnie și Tehnologii de Industrie Alimentară, 2016, 15, B, pp 315-319
Abstract

The species of flea infesting pets and hedgehogs in Germany were investigated through a survey of small animal practitioners throughout the country who were asked to collect specimens at their veterinary practices. A total of 625 veterinarians/veterinary practices responded and provided 2445 intact ...

Author(s)
Visser, M.; Rehbein, S.; Wiedemann, C.
Publisher
Blackwell Wissenschafts-Verlag GmbH, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Medicine. Series B, 2001, 48, 3, pp 197-202
Abstract

In July and August 1995, the efficacy of diazinon 20% w/v (Droplix) in the control of fleas (Ctenocephalides sp.) in ferrets was studied. A 0.1 ml (600-1500 g ferrets) or 0.15 ml (> 1500 g ferrets) dose was applied to skin of 50 ferrets (17 with severe, 6 with moderate and 6 with light ...

Author(s)
Oxenham, M.
Citation
Veterinary Record, 1996, 138, 15, pp 372
Abstract

Dermatologic disease, whether as a primary condition or as a secondary manifestation of systemic disease, is a common finding in ferret and rabbit patients presented to the veterinarian. The purpose of this article is to provide a review of the current information related to dermatologic disease in ...

Author(s)
Hoppmann, E.; Barron, H. W.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine, 2007, 16, 4, pp 225-237
Abstract

Selamectin, a novel avermectin compound, is reviewed and discussed for its efficacy against naturally occurring infestations and infections of Ctenocephalides felis, Otodectes cynotis, and Dirofilaria immitis in ferrets; different flea species, Psoroptes cuniculi, Cheyletiella spp, and Leporacarus...

Author(s)
Fisher, M.; Beck, W.; Hutchinson, M. J.
Publisher
Therapeutic Solutions LLC, Newtown, USA
Citation
International Journal of Applied Research in Veterinary Medicine, 2007, 5, 3, pp 87-96

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