Upcoming Ferret Events

There are a variety of ferret expos, educational symposiums, competitions and other such activities going on within the next few months. Check to see if there is something in your area, or see if you want to travel to any of these events!

Ferret Fendango

Gilbertsville Fire Company

Gilbertsville, Pennsylvania

May 8

This ferret show will be sponsored by the Pennsylvania Ferret Club & Shelter. Ferrets must remian at home.

2010 Charlotte Pet Expo

Cabarrus Arena

Charlotte, North Carolina

May 8

This crazy pet expo will have free parking and free entrance! Pets are even welcome!

It will be a huge event, featuring things like a pet talent show, costume contests, giveaways, prizes and agility competitions. There will also be guest speakers, stage entertainment, character greetings, trick demonstrations, book signings, products, exhibitors, and probably anything you could think of! It will go on from 10:00 AM-6:00 PM, and will include some ferret facilities and vendors.

2010 Management of the Ferret for Veterinary Professionals

VA-MD Regional College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech

Blacksburg, Virginia

May 22, 23

This will be a two-day advanced course, which will be presented by the American Ferret Association. It will be an in-depth veterinary symposium for anyone already providing health care for ferrets or to anyone who wishes to incorporate ferret medicine and surgery into their veterinary practice.

Click here to look at the registration booklet.

12th Annual Ferrets Only Clinic

Lakeroad Ferret Farm

Naples, New York

June 5

This event will start at 10:00 AM, and Doctor Allen Edwards from the Brockport Animal Hospital will be coming to this clinic all day. You must fill out a registration form, and send it in ASAP, and then your ferret(s) can get a checkup(s) and/or innoculation(s). The appointments will cost $25 per ferret, and then more fees will apply if you want vaccinations.

Boise Ferret Show

Boys and Girls Club

Garden City, Idaho

July 10

This third annual show will be presented by the Emmet Ferret Shelter. It is an American Ferret Association sanctioned show which will have 3-4 championship title rings will all sorts of types of ferrets. There will also be fun activities like ferret bowling, paper bag breakout, costume contest and tube run. There will also be some vendors, as well as a raffle and silent auction. Registration for the show will begin in May.

Upcoming Ferret Shows in the USA

autumn-ferretCheck out the upcoming ferret shows! There may be one in your area. Or, if you’re feeling adventurous, you could make a trip out of it. Make sure to get a funky ferret costume for all the upcoming Halloween happenings!

Midwest Ferret Fellowship Faire

The Grand Inn

Grand Rapids, Michigan

October 17

This event will hold a ferret show, featuring ferrets of all sorts of breeds. There will also be crazy games, like paper bag escape, sock it to ’em, best costume, ferret jockey, car race and strongest ferret! There will also be vendors available to purchase all types of ferret food and accessories. It costs $1 to enter your ferret in each game. As for humans, it costs $4 for adults and $2 for children under 12, or free for children under 6. Vet check begins at 8 AM, the public can come in at 9 AM, and judging begins at 10.

Rocky’s Ferret Rescue and Shelter’s Oktoberfest

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Parkton American Legion #256

Parkton, Maryland

October 24

This will be a fun event, but you must RSVP. It will go on from 2PM-late. It will be held outdoors, on 17 acres of wooded grounds. Admission is either $10 without food, or $20 with food, with both meat and vegetarian options. It is a family all-day event, and they will host a bonfire at night. It is a humans-only event. You even have the option of camping there.

A Ferret Spooktacular Event

Lauderdale Surf & Yacht Club

Lauderdale by the Sea, Florida

October 24

The Floridians know that ferrets and Halloween are the best combination out there. This event will host guest speakers, raffle prizes, a silent auction, dinner and a ferret costume photo contest. It costs $6 for humans, $3 for children. It will go on from 6PM-9PM. RSVP required.

St Louis Pet Expo

St Charles Convention Center

St Louis, Missouri

October 24

ferretThis will be the first annual pet event by this organization. It will feature sites and activities for ferrets, cats, dogs, rabbits, birds, turtles, snakes and more! Admission and parking are FREE. It will go on from 10 AM-6 PM. Great for the multi pet lovers out there!

Dooktoberfest

Motel 6

Frederick, Maryland

October 31, 2009

There’s probably no better way to spend your Halloween day than at a ferret convention! It is a fundraiser show where you can enter your ferret to be judged. There will be a ferret/owner costume contest as well. If you are not showing your ferret, it is $5 admission for adults, $2 for children and free for children under 7.