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Q. Can ferrets Catch Strep throat or bronchitis?

Answered By
DAVID ELBEZE, DVM, MRCVS

A. They cannot catch strep throat but deffinitely can suffer from bronchitis. Bronchitis in ferrets can be caused by various factors such as viruses, bacterias, allergens, dust and bedding material. Essential oils are also known to irritate their respiratory system and should be avoided.


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