Ferret Rescue Society of Ottawa and Area

Adoption Application Form

Items with a * are mandatory.

*Name:
* Email Address:
Address:
* City:
* Province:
* Postal Code:
Home Phone #:
Work Phone #:
Cell Phone #:
Have you ever owned ferrets in the past? Yes
No 
If yes, what happend?
Do you currently own ferrets? Yes
No 
If yes, how many and what are their ages?
Are they spayed/neutered? Yes
No 
If not, why?
Do you have other pets? Yes
No 
If yes, what species?
Do you have children? Yes
No 
If yes, how many and what are their ages?
Have all members of the house discussed and agreed to the adoption? Yes
No 
Is your home ferret-proofed/would you accept ferret-proofing direction and suggestions? Yes
No 
Do you have a ferret veterinarian in your area? Yes
No
To your knowledge, is there a veterinarian in your area that has experience working with ferrets? Yes
No 
Who will be responsible for the ferret's daily care?
Do you accept and understand that the ferrets can be caged while you are at work/school or at night but must have, at minimum, 2 to 4 hours of free roam play time daily? Yes
No 
Will your new ferret be: Caged
Free Roam
Both
Do you have a cage of appropriate design and size for your new ferret? Yes
No 
Do you have an appropriately sized carrier for vet trips? Yes
No 
Do you understand that in our climate, the ferret cage must be housed indoors, though outdoor playtime with control and supervision is acceptable? Yes
No 
Where will the cage be kept? Indoors
Outdoors
Both
What are you planning on feeding your ferret?
Are you interested in potentially fostering one or more ferrets? Yes
No 
Are you willing to adopt: a single ferret
a pair of ferrets
What age are you interested in adopting: under 1 year
1 to 2 years
2 to 3 years
3 to 4 years
5+ years
any age
What colour are you interested in adopting: Any colour
Sable
Albino
Dark Eyed White
Chocolate
Cinnamon
Champagne
Silver
Other
If your preferred age/colour is not available, are you willing to adopt another ferret? Yes
No 
Are you interested in any particular ferret(s)? Yes
No 
If yes, which one(s)?
Are you willing and able to spend over $100 per year for annual checkups and vaccines? Are you aware that ferrets are prone to a number of cancers and diseases, such as insulinoma or adrenal disease? Are you willing and able to spend between $500 and $3000 for tests, exams, medicines and surgeries if your ferret ever gets ill? In a non-emergency situation, are you willing to contact the Ferret Rescue for information or direction if you have any questions or concerns regarding your ferret’s health? Will you care for your ferret if it becomes ill or as it ages, understanding that they can live up to 8 years or more? Yes
No 
Have you answered all the above questions completely and honestly? Yes
No 
Please list anything else you would like the Ferret Rescue Society of Ottawa to know.
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