One of the most famous pets belonging to the rodent family is Dumbo rats. They are one of the most friendly, tender and affectionate pets. They are the result of mutation of the fancy rats. Normally identified as domesticated Norwegian brown rats, they are the cutest pets out there for you and your family. In […]
Pet Rat Care
Rats are one of the most people-oriented small pets, enjoying and seeking the attention of their human owners. A well socialized rat is a great companion, and enjoys riding on shoulders, hanging out on the couch, and time out of the cage to explore a rat-proofed room. Learn more about how to care for your pet rat, including deciding if pet rats are right for you, the benefits and risks of spaying and neutering, and daily care for your pet rat.
If you are considering owning pet rats or have decided to add pet rats to your life, you may be wondering where to start. Our primer on rat ownership covers the basics of how to choose the right pet rats, quarantine, accessories that you need and daily care. Rambunctious Ratties – Is a Rat Right […]
Interested in pet rats? Here we discuss the basics of pet rats, their history, some exciting rat facts as well as common myths and misconceptions about pet rats. Rats: Man’s Best Friend? Many people have negative associations with rats, and indeed, wild rats may lay waste to crops, chew through stored food, and prove difficult […]
Spaying and Neutering your rats can be a beneficial operation, particularly in the case of spay surgeries performed on young female rats. Many male rats will also benefit from the less invasive procedure of neutering. However, there is no black and white answer on if you should have your rats sterilized; What may be useful […]
Purchasing a safe and appropriate habitat for your pet rats is one of the biggest decisions you will make for their well being, and it is often the largest expense when you are first starting out with rats. In this article, we will discuss basic cage safety, general habitat requirements, and show you some of […]