In order to complete an adoption, you must complete an Adoption Application Form (Online Form ,
HTML Version, PDF Version ),
review and sign our Adoption Contract (HTML Version,
PDF Version) and pay the Adoption Fee for the Ferret(s). Our adoption fees range
from $50 to $200 per ferret depending on their health, age and number of ferrets being adopted. Once we have
received your application, we will contact you to set up an appointment to meet the ferret(s).
1) We reserve the right to restrict adoptions to people living in
the Ottawa/Gatineau area.
2) ALL ferrets in an adoptive home MUST have proof of a negative
ADV test within the past year. Contact
Us for more information.
3) We always visit the homes of adoptive families at least once
to ensure they are safe for ferrets.
4 ) As a small non-profit group, we do not have paid staff or an
actual shelter location.
5 ) In order to meet a foster ferret, you must call or email us
to arrange an appointment with our foster families.
6 ) Our phone and e-mail are staffed by volunteers and it may take
a few days for us to return your messages.
Atlantic Canada Applicants:
If you live in Atlantic Canada and are interested in adopting
a ferret from the FRSO, please fill out our adoption application.
These applications will be sent to our adoption coordinator in Nova
Scotia who will contact you to make arrangements for a telephone
interview and schedule a home visit. Transportation for ferrets
to the East Coast will be arranged several times a year depending
on demand and availability of volunteers for transporting ferrets.
monthly updates on these ferrets, visit the Foster
Ferrets section of our Forums!
If you wish to surrender a ferret (or ferrets) to us, please read our Surrender Information.