Adopt Us! Cooper and Shadow

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Cooper and Shadow are a couple of rambunctious, fun loving, playful ferrets.  They love to play rough but love the heck out of each other.  They are young, active and very people friendly.  However, they must go to a home with no other ferrets.  Cooper is definitely an Alpha Male and only enjoys the company of Shadow.

If you are interested in adopting this pair, please contact us.  All adoptions are subject to approval.  The adoption fee for this pair is $150.00.  We do not adopt ferret for children under 18 but will consider adoption as a family pet.

Cooper

Cooper

Shadow

Shadow

DreamAngel – Dawn sponsors Liberty

Dawn and Liberty

Dawn and Liberty

Ferret Dreams Rescue was recently contacted by Dawn Larson who heard of our rescue through Canyon View Animal Hospital.  Dawn was touched by Liberty and his struggles with Lymphoma and wanted to be a part of his life through our DreamAngel program.  Dawn spent an afternoon with Liberty and brought him lots of fun toys and treats.

Thank you Dawn for wanting to be a part of Liberty’s life here at the rescue.

Here is what Dawn wrote:

I’ve always loved ferrets. I had several different neighbors growing up that had ferrets and I would spend hours and hours just playing with them. I never had any of my own until February this year and I immediately fell in love! Their curiosity and clumsiness, busyness and tenacity, their intoxicating personalities, all make them irresistible.
We currently have five critters of our own and they complete our family in ways no other pet could. I took two of our recently adopted girls to see Dr. Bumpers (one has a chordoma and the other has early Adrenal disease) and she told me about Ferret Dreams. When I saw Liberty and heard his story, my heart just broke in two. I can’t bear the fact that our society as a whole has become a “throw-away” society; that we just get rid of our old and infirm because we don’t have the time, energy or resources to deal with them anymore. Whether it’s our elders or our pets, too often, they are sent away or put down once their cuteness or independence is gone. All pets, big or small, are a lifelong commitment; without exception. They give us their very best and they deserve our very best for as long as they grace us with their presence.
Liberty is just one of the far too many victims of our immediate gratification society. He got sick, and even though his humans had the resources, they couldn’t find the time to get him the care that he needed. I believe our pets are as important as any other member of our families and they should be afforded the same love and respect that they give to us. Unconditional love, sadly, is far too rare in our world. Liberty won’t be with us much longer due to the neglect he was shown, but I know that the rest of his life will be as comfortable as possible now that he’s at Ferret Dreams. It is truly an honor to help support him and love him until he goes Home. I’m so grateful for the work that Ferret Dreams is doing and I’m grateful for the opportunity to be involved in such a noble cause.
Liberty playing with his new toys

Liberty playing with his new toys

We’re Adopted! Dexter and Dash

And then, there were 4!

And then, there were 4!

 

Dexter and Dash have gone to their new home with Tiffany and Bob.  We want to thank them for adopting these two cuties.  And now there are 4 ferrets to love and spoil rotten – It’s ferret math as they say.

Dexter and Dash are a couple of cuties.  They are very lovable with non-stop energy.  Both are 2 year old males, very healthy and ready for their new home.  Dash is a deaf Blaze but is really in tune with what’s going on and Dexter is a Light Sable colored ferret.

Both get along with other ferrets and are very human friendly.  They are high maintenance because of their high energy levels but a pleasure no less.

If you are interested in this pair, please contact us.

Adoption fee is $150 for the pair.  All adoptions are subject to approval.

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Dash

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Dash

Dexter

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Angel’s Hope

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Angel was adopted along with another ferret from Ferret Dreams Rescue over 3 years ago. She was returned back to us because her companion ferret had passed away and the owner thought it was in her best interest to return her.

She stated that Angel was gaining weight and depressed. When we asked if Angel had been taken to the Vet in case there was a medical issue with her rather than depression and weight gain, they stated that they knew for certain she was depressed and nothing medical wrong with her.
The minute we held Angel, we knew there was something wrong. Please don’t wait till your ferret is suffering or the medical issue gets worse. Angel was never depressed, she was sick. Thanks to all who support our Medical Fund, Angel now is recovering from spleen surgery and will be feeling a whole lot better real soon.

Special thanks to Dr. Jerry LaBonde at Homestead Animal Hospital and his wonderful staff for all you did for Angel.

To make a donation to our Medical Fund, use the Paypal Donate button on our main page.

Photos courtesy of Sherrie Escue.

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Dangerously large spleen

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Removal of the Spleen

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Spleen removed

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Dr. LaBonde in surgery mode

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The big cut

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Angel in recovery

Ferret Dreams Rescue is Currently Full for Surrenders!

Ferret Dreams Rescue is full and above capacity due to many emergency intakes. If you need to surrender your ferrets, there is a minimum 3 month wait. We currently have 19 ferrets from 7 families on our waiting list. We highly recommend taking your ferret to the Humane Society of Boulder Valley which has a great ferret program. For more info, contact HSBV at 303-442-4030 X391 and ask to be referred to the “Ferret Resource person”.

If you find a stray ferret, please contact us immediately

We also have many wonderful ferrets available for adoption, many which aren’t up on our website yet.  Please contact us if you are interested in adopting.

Please Adopt, Don’t Shop

Healthy Happy Ferret Seminar

Dr. Labonde with Hawkeye

Dr. Labonde with Hawkeye

Join us as we welcome Dr. Krista Keller, DVM, DACZM from Thrive Veterinary Care in Denver for a very informative presentation on ferret health. Her presentation will begin at 1:30 with a Q&A session afterwards. We are fortunate to have her share with us the most common medical issues with ferrets so that our fuzzies will live a long and healthy life.

As usual, we will have a Potluck so bring something to share. The Mile High Ferret Club will provide Drinks and Desserts as usual.

When: Sunday, August 14th from 1pm – 3pm

Where: Lakeview Event Center: 7864 W. Jewell Ave., Lakewood, Co 80232

Cost: Free for Mile High Ferret Club Members

Non-Members: $10 per person

Bring your healthy and non-aggressive ferrets to play in our giant playpen.

  • There will be “Time Out” playpens for bullies or stressed ferrets
Dr. Krista Keller

Dr. Krista Keller

 

Here is a little bio about Dr. Keller:
Krista was born and raised in New England. She attended Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine and spent her clinical year of veterinary school at Tufts University. After veterinary school, she pursued advanced training in companion animal medicine and surgery during a one year internship at Louisiana State University. Because her passion for animals and the human-animal bond was geared towards non traditional animals kept as companion pets (birds, reptiles, exotic small mammals, fish), Dr Keller enrolled in a 3 year advanced training residency program at the University of California, Davis specializing in companion zoological animal medicine and surgery. In 2014 Dr Keller became board certified in the American College of Zoological Medicine and is one of 8 veterinarians in the world to pursue specialization in Zoological Companion Animals. She has published several articles in national publications such as the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery and has spoken nationally and internationally on veterinary topics. When not treating birds, exotic small mammals, reptiles and more at Thrive Veterinary Care, she is spending time with her 2 dogs (a pug and Brussels griffon), her cat who thinks he is a dog, and 2 leopard geckos.

Preview – Wine & Cheese Auction 2016 – Updated 8/21/16

Ferret Dreams Rescue & Adoption’s biggest fundraiser of the year is just around the corner.  We invite everyone to join us on September 24th for this great event to benefit our Medical Fund for our ferrets in need.

This year, in addition to our silent auction, we will be having a live auction, hosted by Auctioneer Jim Berz.  There will be over 50 awesome auction items for you to bid from.

When: Saturday, September 24th from 4pm – 7pm

Where: Hilton Garden Inn – Tech Center: 7675 East Union Ave., Denver, Colorado

Tickets: $25 per person – $10 per person under 21

Tickets will be available at the Door – Please RSVP at matthew@ferretdreams.org  if you plan to purchase tickets at the door before Sept 22nd

To buy Tickets:
Use our convenient Online Store below. You can change the quantity after you “Add to Cart”. Tickets will be waiting at Will Call the day of the Event.
You can also mail a check payable to Ferret Dreams Rescue: 2102 S. Clarkson St. Denver, Colorado 80210 – Write “Wine & Cheese” on check memo line.

 

Dan & Yoshi

Dan & Yoshi

Live Music by Dan and Yoshi – www.danandyoshi.com

Open Bar serving domestic wines and beers.  Fresh Fruit and Cheese Selections, Chips, Salsa and Guacamole for Appetizers.

Auction Items include Sports and Celebrity Memorabilia including Super Bowl 50 Denver Bronco Items autographed by Peyton Manning and Von Miller.

Below are a few of the auction items:

 

 

Wine and Cheese 2016

Adult Ticket: $25
Under 21 Ticket: $10

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