Also known as hyperadrenocorticism, this hormonal disease is caused by an overproduction of the sex hormones from the adrenal gland. Adrenal Disease in ferrets, however, is not the same as Cushings disease in dogs.
Posted: 14 May 2018
A strong link exists between the age of neutering and the onset of signs. It can be seen in animals as young as 18 months, but it’s usually diagnosed in middle age and older ferrets (5 years +/- 2yrs). Both males and females are susceptible.