Society Objectives
Ferret Lovers Society of Atlantic Canada

·        to promote the health and well being of ferrets

·        to enrich the lives of ferrets in our communities through education, collaboration, communication, rehabilitation and rescue

·        to raise public awareness about ferrets

·        to educate ferret owners and those considering the ferret as a companion animal

·        to design, develop and distribute educational materials on ferrets

·        to provide shelter, care, medical treatment and necessary rehabilitation for unwanted, surrendered, abused and abandoned ferrets

·        to provide a safe and healthy environment in approved volunteer foster homes to homeless ferrets until they can be placed in an approved adoptive home

·        to establish a volunteer network of foster homes for ferrets throughout Atlantic Canada

·        to find, promote, screen and educate potential adopters

·        to find suitable homes for all ferrets who are healthy enough to be adopted into new families

·        to find suitable homes for all ferrets who have special needs and medical conditions with knowledgeable adoptive families

·        to establish collaborative relationships with existing ferret rescue groups and shelters in order to arrange transfers and transports of ferrets to, and within our region

·        to offer guidance and information about ferrets to existing animal shelters and retail outlets that sell ferrets

·        to fund raise to support the work of the society and to provide necessary medical treatment of rescued ferrets

·        to uphold a no-kill policy, which includes ensuring a rescued ferret will receive medical and veterinary care as necessary and only arranging euthanasia through a qualified veterinary clinic only if it is medically impossible to treat or heal a ferret that is suffering