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  • Is your dog aggressive toward your pet rat? It is common for dogs to see rats as "food" and not "friends". Learn how to introduce your rat to your dog and protect it from your dog if needed.

    How to Protect Your Pet Rat from Dogs

    How to Protect Your Pet Rat from Dogs

    by Jessica Marello5

  • Fancy rats now come with three possible eye colorations, four different fur types, two ear types, and thousands of different markings and colors. How was such diversity achieved? Where did it all come from? Find out in this article.

    Genetic Anomalies in Rats

    Genetic Anomalies in Rats

    by Theophanes9

  • Hairless rats make wonderful pets, but they do require a little more care than their furry counterparts and can suffer from a higher incidence of certain health problems.

    Common Hairless Rat Health Problems

    Common Hairless Rat Health Problems

    by Theophanes21

  • Are your pet rat's nails too long or sharp? Learn how to safely trim your rat's nails using a nail scissor or clipper, as well as how to file down your rat's nails naturally.

    How to Trim Your Pet Rat's Nails

    How to Trim Your Pet Rat's Nails

    by Jessica Marello10

  • Want to have rats as a pet? Rats are great pets, and have so many different benefits. If you have decided to have rats as pets, here are some reasons as to why you've made a great decision!

    Top 10 Reasons to Have Rats as a Pet

    Top 10 Reasons to Have Rats as a Pet

    by angryelf15

  • Hairless rats make for wonderful pets but when it comes to breeding them one must consider their peculiarities and their special needs. This is not a hobby to enter lightly! Read more on the proper husbandry and breeding of hairless rats here.

    Breeding Healthy Hairless Rats

    Breeding Healthy Hairless Rats

    by Theophanes28

  • Rats are not the dirty creatures we believe them to be. They can become the reason you get up in the morning.

    Rats as Therapy Pets

    Rats as Therapy Pets

    by Claire Miller0

  • If you have reptiles, you may want to start breeding feeder rodents. Rats and mice are the most common species. Shipping costs are only getting higher each year. Save tons of money and even make some!

    Reasons to Breed Your Own Feeders (Rats and Mice)

    Reasons to Breed Your Own Feeders (Rats and Mice)

    by Power Ball Pythons8

  • There are many dangers that are associated with breeding pet fancy rats. Will the doe die? What if the kits are abandoned or born deformed? Be prepared for scary situations, and know your options!

    The Dangers of Breeding Fancy Rats

    The Dangers of Breeding Fancy Rats

    by angryelf0

  • I gift you with some tips about being a rat mom/dad/other and some adorable pictures of my baby.

    Rat Parenting 101

    Rat Parenting 101

    by Brianna4

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