Our Training Classrooms
Little Paws Ferret Rescue has developed a range of Google Classroom training aimed at increasing awareness about ferrets as a species, how to handle them safely and what do do in an emergency.
These training resources are targeted at individual owners, volunteers for the ferret rescues nation wide, veterinary surgeons and nurses that deal with ferret ferrets, animal handlers and anyone generally interested in learning about ferrets as a species.
We will endeavour to add further training courses as required.
These courses are free to access and can be used as CPD for animal health professionals. All that we ask is that you do not replicate any of the material within the training unless permission is granted from the rescue and if you share the classrooms please share from the web page as it helps the rescue to promote our website.
Little Paws Ferret Rescue is dedicated to raising awareness of ferrets, good ferret care and better medical knowledge within the animal care profession. As such we are involved in research and lobbying to ensure that all vets and owners understand these cheeky chaps better.
We believe that there should be easier access to neutering and ferret savvy vets throughout the UK.
If you would like to get involved in our lobbying group then contact us at Little Paws Ferret Rescue and we will give you more information.
Understanding Ferrets - Class 1
This training is aimed at increasing the participants knowledge of ferrets as a species. This is aimed at volunteers and people working with ferrets as well as owners and animal care students.
Learners should read through the presentation before taking the quiz to check knowledge.
Safe Handling of Ferrets - Class 2
This training is aimed at volunteers that are collecting and handling stray ferrets on behalf of Little Paws Ferret Rescue, other ferret rescues and those professionals that regularly handle ferrets. We want to make this task as safe as possible for both ferrets and handlers.
This can also be useful for ferret owners
Ferret First Aid - Class 3
This class is aimed at ferret owners and rescue volunteers and gives basic information on dealing with a ferret medical emergency at home to preserve life until Veterinary help can be sought. It is in no way a substitute for professional vet care. Little Paws Ferret Rescue take no responsibility for any person giving inappropriate care as a result of this information. Professional diagnosis is needed to effectively treat illnesses and injuries.
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