The Rat: An Owner's Guide to a Happy Healthy Pet

Overview

At last, a book about your rat that emphasizes total care and companionship!

"The Rat" not only provides you with all you need to know about housing, feeding and keeping your rat in the best of health, but also gives you tips on how to train your pet. You'll even learn tricks to teach your rat! Insight on the history of the rat as a pet and information on the many varieties available are also included.

"The Rat" keeps you fully informed on your pet's need for attention and how to handle him properly. You'll also ...

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Overview

At last, a book about your rat that emphasizes total care and companionship!

"The Rat" not only provides you with all you need to know about housing, feeding and keeping your rat in the best of health, but also gives you tips on how to train your pet. You'll even learn tricks to teach your rat! Insight on the history of the rat as a pet and information on the many varieties available are also included.

"The Rat" keeps you fully informed on your pet's need for attention and how to handle him properly. You'll also learn how to introduce your rat to children and to other pets in the home, and how to choose the breed that's right for you. Best of all, the book is filled with color photos, info-packed sidebars and fun facts to make caring for your pet rat easy and enjoyable.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781620457399
  • Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 11/25/1997
  • Series: Your Happy Healthy Pet Series , #65
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 128
  • Product dimensions: 5.70 (w) x 8.60 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Ginger Cardinal, has been a rat lover since childhood and has raised rats for pet shows for over ten years. She is a charter board member and certified judge of the American Rat, Mouse & Hamster Society, and has written and edited the society's newsletter.

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Table of Contents

PART ONE: Welcome to the World of the Rat.

1. The History of the Rat.

2. Rats as Pets.

3. Rat Varieties.

4. Selecting Your Rat.

PART TWO: Caring for Your Rat.

5. Housing Your Rat.

6. Feeding Your Rat.

7. Keeping Your Rat Healthy.

PART THREE: Enjoying Your Rat.

8. Understanding Your Rat.

9. Training Tips and Tricks.

10. Showing Your Rat.

PART FOUR: Beyond the Basics.

11. Recommended Reading.

12. Resources.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 24, 2001

    Great Book

    This is a great book! Lots of beautiful pictures and great information! I loved it. A very easy and interesting read!

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