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NFWS Mission Statement
  1. To promote the well-being of ferrets through articles written and published by the NFWS, veterinarians and ferret specialists world wide
  2. Offer/provide advice on a variety of ferret subjects from common illnesses, nutrition, sanitation, interaction, ferret safety and the advisability of breeding.
  3. Promote the on-going liaison with veterinarians and all medical organisations and agents associated within the 'ferret world' with the aim of raising the general awareness of ferret health and ferret needs.
  4. Advise and educate ferret owners, clubs etc., on their basic responsibilities towards ferrets on such diverse subjects as when considering breeding ferrets and when working ferrets in vermin control. The list is large!
  5. To promote confidence in ferret owners to approach the NFWS and/or veterinarians to seek advice when their ferret's health and behaviour causes concern.

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If you've arrived at this page seeking the NATIONAL FERRET WELFARE SOCIETY, NFWS in abbreviated form, then you've arrived at the right place.

Most pages have been updated, but if you notice an error please let us know. Meanwhile some useful contact details are set out below.



Latest News:


INFORMATION ON THE GB FERRET REGISTER
Updated 11th October 2021



NFWS Open Show 2022
The Open Show was held on the 24th April 2022.

The NFWS Open Show was, as usual, held at Chievely Village Hall, Chieveley RG20 8TE from 08.30 to 17.30.

The 2022 Show Results

are now available. Pictures will follow on Facebook.



NFWS AGM 2022
TBA



  • President: Mick Quelch Tel: 07787 506 384 Email
  • Chairman: Paul Tripp Tel: 07903 390 980
  • Secretary: Sally Tripp Tel: 07903 390 980 Email
  • Treasurer: Sue Nickells Tel: 01256 320 676 / 07928 529 213 Email
  • Newsletter Editor: Mick Quelch (see above)
  • Facebook Editor: Sally Tripp - see above under Secretary
  • PR:
  • Membership Secretary: Derek Harding, 17 Summerfield Close, Wokingham, Berks RG41 1PH Tel: 0118 979 1260 Email
  • Site admin Email

NFWS membership fees for 2022 :

UK membership the subscription for 12 months is £12.00 for Individual members, £18.00 for Family membership and £7.00 for Junior (under 16 years).

Affiliate membership Organisations with up to 25 members £35.00 plus £13.00 for every extra 25 members or part thereof.