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The Educated Ferret Association

Dedicated to the welfare of Ferrets

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The Educated Ferret Association is an organization of people who own and or care deeply about the welfare of domesticated ferrets. Our purpose is to educate ourselves, and the public about the domestic ferret and it's care, ensuring as much as possible the health and well being of all ferrets through practicing and promoting proper care and treatment.

The Educated Ferret Association is a 501 c3 Not For Profit Organization. We are the ONLY Ferret Shelter in Western Massachusetts!

Explore and have a look around, we hope that you like what you see.

Consider becoming a Member of our Club.

We are also the ONLY Ferret Club in Western Mass.

We have some NEW and Exciting things planned for our members this coming year, so watch for the Updates!

Are you and your ferret prepared for a disaster?

Andrew, Katrina, Gustav, Hanna ....

A disaster can strike at any time,it could be a snowstorm, hurricane, tornado, fires or an earthquake. Find out if you are ready and how to be prepared ... HERE

FREE ways to help raise money for our Cause!!

Help The Educated Ferret Association earn money every time you shop online, use the   iGive Button. 

Sign up, install it on your computer and every time you shop online at participating stores, like Staples,, Petco, Barnes and Noble, Amazon and many many, more a percentage of your purchase goes to The Educated Ferret. 



Goodsearch is a simple way to make a difference -- each time you search the web (though Yahoo!-powered Goodsearch), shop online (at the 2,800+ stores on Goodshop) or dine out (at 10,000 Gooddining restaurants), they make a donation to our  cause. We know you have limited time and money and they've created  products to make giving back easy.








copyright 2002-2013 The Educated Ferret Association
a 501 c3 Not For Profit Organization

The Educated Ferret Association

South Hadley, MA. 01075

(413) 538-7108 


A short video set to music about what we do, and why this is important. Please consider adoption when choosing your next pet. You could be saving a life!!

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