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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.

Affiliated Clubs & Other Contacts

Affiliated
  • Wessex Ferret Club - Robin Tarrant - Tel: 023 8058 5421
    Email
    Web Site
  • Ferrets 2000 - Mick Quelch - Tel: 01189 814367
    Email
  • Hants & Berks Ferret Club - Chairperson- Sally Tripp 07903390980
    Secretary- Sue Riley- secretary@hbferretclub.co.uk
    Web Site
  • North Hampshire Ferret Club - Robert Hunt - Tel: 01252 318000
    Email
  • Ferret Rescue Support Services - Ann & Bill Beck
    Email
  • Harrietsham Ferret Rescue - Tel: 01622 851690
    Website
  • Ferrets 4 Fun (Newbury) - Linda Head - Tel: 01635 278333
  • Scottish Ferret Club - Andi Paddon - No Current Tel numb.
    Website
  • Rutland Ferret Club
    Website
  • North Pennine Ferret Welfare - Barrie Bellwood - Tel: 01207 237458
    Email
  • Droitwich Ferret Welfare - Anne Robinson* - Tel: 01905 796050
    Web Site
  • New York Ferret Rescue (Lincolnshire) - Mr Martyn Cooper* - Tel: 01526 342003
    Email
  • Northamptonshire Ferret Club
  • Purbeck Ferret Rescue - Tel: 07598 038664

Other Contacts, Welfares
  • Avon Valley Ferrets - Paul & Camilla Pountain* - Tel: 07783 475704 / 07542 534475
    Email
    Website
  • Cambridgeshire Ferret Welfare & Rescue Society -
    Web Site
  • Hull & East Riding Ferret Rescue - J & M Perry - Tel: 01430 423249
    Web Site
  • British Federation of Ferret Welfares - Thorr - Tel: 0151 648 7487
    Web Site
  • Prof John Cooper* - Mob 07940 571340
    Can provide post-mortem, lab tests and clinical advice
    Email
  • St Day Ferret Rescue. Contact Sue. Tel: 01209 821754
  • Ferret Friends
    Website
  • Ashfield Ferret Club - John Goddard
    Website
  • Fluffy Retreat Ferret Welfare
  • North Bucks Ferret Club - Robert Ayres - Tel: 01525 240072 Mobile: 07702 017 323
    Email
  • South Cheshire Ferret Rescue

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Overseas organisations with whom we exchange Newsletters
  • South Australia Ferret Association
  • New South Wales Ferret Society, Australia