If you happen to visit Argentina and come across a few cheap Pet Poodles, beware they might be pumped up Ferrets….I shit you not. These ferrets are given steroids at birth and groomed to resemble a fluffy Poodle (shame poor ferrets) 🙁 So watch out for this scam, I honestly think that a ferret is way more awesome than a poodle, and I think Killerlamb will also vouch for it. Very hard to tell the difference between the two But if you happen to come across a suspicious looking dog, here are a few hints that might help you distinguish the two: Ferrets weigh around three pounds and have a lifespan of 7 to 10 years. When happy, ferrets may perform a routine known as the weasel war dance – which is characterized by a series of hops and frenzied attempts to bump into things. This is often accompanied by a soft clucking noise called dooking. When upset ferrets make a hissing noise. Toy poodles are known for their intelligence and are around 25 cm tall and weigh around nine pounds. If a toy poodle exceeds 25 cm height, it cannot compete in any dog show as a toy poodle. Toy poodles have long life spans and have been known to live as long as 20-years. They are described as sweet, cheerful and perky and lively and love to be around people. They may appear fluffy at first Ferrets are known to be mistaken quite often as Poodles BaasDeBeer Mmm… Where’d you get this info? And was it perhaps published on the 1st of April by your source? Ed I shit you not, published in a few international papers but not on the 1st, the day before yesterday. There is even a Youtube news report of the incident. Even if it is a fake, it’s still weird. Jade Hey there! I’ve been following your website for a long time now and finally got the courage to go ahead and give you a shout out from Austin Tx! Just wanted to mention keep up the great work! Brenna I’m gone to convey my little brother, that he should also go to see this website on regular basis to take updated from most recent news update.