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Basic Rat Care
Basic Rat Care
They are social creatures. Rats are very social and should be housed with other rats for their mental and physical well-being. They should be housed in same sex colonies/pairs unless spayed or neutered as early as 5 weeks ...
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Why You Should Consider a Rescue Rat
Why You Should Consider a Rescue Rat
When you come to a point in your life where you are ready to add a rat to your household, it may cross your mind from where is best to acquire a pet rat. It is important to do your research beforehand to determine what sp ...
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Leash Walking Your Pet Rat
Leash Walking Your Pet Rat
Rat handling and training is something that is best done on a case-by-case basis. Since we each have different needs, it is only logical that we have different training requirements as well. While some of us may be able a ...
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Rat Grooming Needs
Rat Grooming Needs
When it comes to grooming your rats, the good news is that the rats themselves tend to do most of the work for us. Being that they are naturally clean animals, it should come as no surprise that rats take grooming very se ...
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Whether or Not to Spay and Neuter
Whether or Not to Spay and Neuter
It is important to consider the reproductive capabilities of rats when taking them on as pets and housing members of the opposite sex together. It is at the age of approximately 5 weeks that rats can become sexually matur ...
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Traveling with Pet Rats
Traveling with Pet Rats
We all need to get away from the stresses of our daily worlds to take a break from the hustle and bustle that is life as we know it. Whether you travel once a month or once a year, being able to take trips is an enjoyable ...
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Feeding & Treating While Avoiding Obesity
Feeding & Treating While Avoiding Obesity
Rats are generally not picky eaters so offering them something and having them eagerly accept your offer should come as no surprise. They can have voracious appetites for such small creatures and can become obese if overf ...
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5 Bedding and Litter Types for Pet Rats
5 Bedding and Litter Types for Pet Rats
Just because something is available on the market for sale does not make it a good choice. Take, for instance, cigarettes. Sure, we can buy and use them as long as we are of the legal age, but are they toxic? Yes! Regardl ...
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What Is the Right Number of Rats for You?
What Is the Right Number of Rats for You?
Rats are social animals that embrace having friends and playmates around for company. As a wild species, they live in familial groups of large sizes, so it is their natural inclination to hunger for companionship. While r ...
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Bumblefoot in Rats
Bumblefoot in Rats
One of many afflictions with which pet rats are sometimes faced is Bumblefoot. This occurs usually as a result of rats standing on uneven cage surfaces, such as those with wire bottoms, or due to spending time standing in ...
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