Rats are not the dirty creatures we believe them to be. They can become the reason you get up in the morning.
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!
Gambian pouched rats, or African giant pouched rats, are large animals that are kept as exotic pets. They are also used to detect land mines and tuberculosis.
So you have your rat, but he/she is very shy. I will teach you how to bond with your pet rats and show you some great activities you can do with them.
Want to have pet rats? Rats are great pets, and they have so many different benefits. If you have decided to have rats as pets, here are the reasons why you've made a great decision!
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.
Hairless rats make wonderful pets, but they do require a little more care than their furry counterparts. These rats can suffer from a higher incidence of certain health problems, so learn how to care for them properly.
Did you recently get a pet rat, or are you thinking about it? It's going to need a great name, and here are more than 125 to choose from. You'll find famous rat names, funny ones, cute ones, and even ones for pairs. Take a look, and hopefully you'll find the perfect one.
Are your pet rats suffering in the summer heat? Learn the signs of an overheated rat, as well as how to prevent heat stroke and heat stress in your pet rats. Keep your rats healthy this summer!
Are your pet rat's nails too long or sharp? Learn how to safely trim your rat's nails using a nail scissors or clipper, as well as how to file down your rat's nails naturally.
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.
Pet rats, whether hairless, dumbo, rex, or standard, all need vital supplies for their care and health. Cages and toys must be healthy and engaging as well. As a rat owner or breeder, are you equipped?
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!
Do you have a new, squirmy pet rat? Learn how to build trust with your new friend and pick them up easily and safely.