It was located in Roanoke, VA and operated under volunteer power, providing temporary respite to them in our foster home network.
All ferrets under the care of the Big Lick Ferret Shelter & Hospice were vaccinated* upon intake if medical records are not available.
*(rabies & distemper are given two weeks apart to minimize reactions)
Information is also provided to the public about the proper care of ferrets.
If a ferret is sick, veterinary care was provided before placement.
If a ferrets' health or age does not allow for adoption, that ferret is lovingly cared for until he or she crosses the Rainbow Bridge.
Most ferret shelters in the USA are in private dwellings. As such they don't have walk-in hours of operation and require appointments for visits .
To find a ferret shelter please visit:
Ferret Shelter Listing
If you would like to visit a ferret shelter, please contact them directly to set an appointment up if interested.
If your ferret is in need of medical assistance, please contact your Veterinarian.
Big Lick Ferret Shelter and Hospice