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 www.ratfanclub.org/helpfinfo.html. 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.
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Hi Jordyn, Sounds like Sandy has a shy personality and also has not been very well socialized. See the article called Trust Training on my website at www.ratfanclub.org for help with this. It is normal
Hi Wendy, To treat an infected abscess you want to use amoxicillin, not doxycycline. See more info below. Did your vet do the spay incision on the side rather than in the middle of the belly? Deb
She might. It sometimes takes quite a while for a rat to accept a new one. But keep in mind that spaying a rat significantly reduces the chance of them getting mammary and pituitary tumors, and as long
If you can't tell if Peach's fur is puffed then it probably isn't. Just keep letting them spend time together and keep correcting Peach's aggressive behavior. You might even try giving her a little spanking
Hi Sydney, Just because a rat screams doesn't mean they are being hurt. They can just be scared. However, if they are actually fighting, then you need to take things more slowly. Have you read the article
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