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Natasha Millikan

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Sandra Beasley


New to AllExperts as of December 03,2006. I'm looking forward to helping you with your Pet Rat questions. I've had experience in all areas of care so I can answer questions on wild rats, the history of pet rats, training and behavior, rats in the media (care books, fiction, movies, on the internet), Holistic care as well as health issues, breeding, sexing babies, types of rats, colors of rats, general care, food and treats, cages, bedding, toys and entertainment, etc. I cannot possibly know everything about pet rats but I have some very reliable resources to help me answer your questions. I cannot answer questions on genetics. I still go by phenotype to identify my rats. My website: Sandra Beasley and the Spaz Rats

Debbie Ducommun

I can answer any questions about pet rats, but you will probably be able find answers to simple questions more quickly on my website at If you have a life-threatening emergency you can try calling me at 530-899-0605. I am not usually on the computer on the weekend.

Irene Murphy

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returns 04/04/2015
I can answer a variety of questions regarding adoption and care of pet rats throughout their lifetimes, including questions about their health and well being, temperment, diet, bedding, cages, toys, etc. I will try to answer your questions to the best of my ability in a timely manner and I have an abundant amount of resources to help me to help you with your pet rats. I love rattie pictures, so include pics with your question if you can. You may ask me medical questions, but please be advised that I am not a vet. I may use my resources to answer some medical questions, however, I will need to refer you to your local vet with medical questions that I feel I am not qualified to address.

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2015-03-03 Male Rat excess chest movement:

Hi Dawn,  Yes, I recommend putting him on amoxicillin as he might have a secondary infection that the Marybocyl and doxy can't work on. Since he is almost 2 lbs, you want to give him at least 20 mg twice

2015-03-02 biting rat.:

That is definitely too much testosterone. Rats aren't born aggressive, but it can be a genetic tendancy, and they can develop abnormal aggression when their hormones kick in at maturity. The only way to

2015-03-01 biting rat.:

Hi Emma,  It is not true that "Rats are suppose to ignore each other when they first meet," it is normal for them to be aggressive with each other.     There are 3 main reasons why rats bite people: the

2015-02-27 Neutered rat with fits/seizures:

Sorry not to be more clear. Yes, I think these were seizures. They can take all forms. I'm basing this on the after affects, and not just the panicky behavior. But I have heard of seizures taking this

2015-02-27 Neutered rat with fits/seizures:

Hi Karin,  I'm so sorry Anna is having this problem. Do be assured that seizures are not painful for them, and just tend to cause some confusion. Have you read the article about Seizures on my website?

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