ffbrandingFerretsFirst is a no-kill shelter and rescue located in Northern Virginia. Our goal is to provide homeless ferrets with a warm, loving environment and medical care while nurturing their individual needs and personality until a permanent home can be found. Find out more about us.

What’s New

Upcoming Shows:
FerretsFirst Rescue will be at the following upcoming shows – come on out and see us!

Dulles Super Pet Expo, March 28-30, 2008.

American Ferret Association Spring Nationals, March 29, 2008.

See you there!

Dusty Update:
We have an update and a new picture for Dusty, our official shelter mascot, at his Petfinder page.

Ohio Rescue Ferrets Posted for Adoption:
Five Ohio ferrets have been posted online for adoption! For more information on our Ohio Rescue Ferrets, please see Ohio Rescue Ferrets at FerretsFirst. To see our list of adoptable ferrets, go to Jason Hope Adopt a FerretsFirst Ferret.

Come see us at Petsmart:
Be sure to stop by and see us at a PetSmart near you! We’re at the Sterling, Virginia PetSmart on the first Sunday of each month from 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM, and the Falls Church PetSmart the third Sunday of each month from 11:00 AM until 3:00 PM. See ya there!

WYSONG High Quality Ferret Food from FerretsFirst:
FerretsFirst sells Wysong ferret products. These are premium products for the health of your ferrets. We offer Free Shipping on all case orders – it’s like getting two bags of this awesome food free! A case of Wysong Archetype I (chunkies) includes twelve 7.5 oz bags for $171.00, and FREE SHIPPING! A case of Wysong Archetype II (kibble) includes six 3 lb bags for $65.00 and FREE SHIPPING!

When you buy Wysong ferret food from FerretsFirst, you are helping your ferrets by feeding them one of the very best foods available, and you are helping FerretsFirst provide a sanctuary for homeless ferrets – all proceeds from the sale of Wysong products support the rescue. To order your Wysong products, please contact Janet at ferretfood@verizon.net.

Treat your ferrets to warm, comfortable hammocks!:
Our ferrets love bedding made by THE FERRET HAMMOCK. Plus, 50% of the profits benefit two local ferret shelters including FerretsFirst.

PayPal Donations – A Great Way to Help!:
FerretsFirst currently has a large number of special needs ferrets who, for a variety of reasons, probably will never be adopted. We need help from ferret lovers like you to provide these permanent residents with the good food and medical care that they deserve. Won’t you help today? Even the smallest donations can make a big difference. It’s super easy to do – just click the PayPal button underneath the “Make A Difference” box that appears on every FerretsFirst page! Thanks for your support!