Training Your Pet Rat

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Pet owners and animal hobbyists are discovering rats as fascinating and intelligent creatures that can be bred selectively and kept as pets. This book advises on virtually all aspects of caging, feeding, rat management, and training. Although "rat homes" are commercially available, the authors' detailed discussion of caging includes many do-it-yourself ideas on ways to improve on the manufactured versions and convert rat enclosures into structures that better meet hobbyists' needs. There is also advice on rat ...
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Overview


Pet owners and animal hobbyists are discovering rats as fascinating and intelligent creatures that can be bred selectively and kept as pets. This book advises on virtually all aspects of caging, feeding, rat management, and training. Although "rat homes" are commercially available, the authors' detailed discussion of caging includes many do-it-yourself ideas on ways to improve on the manufactured versions and convert rat enclosures into structures that better meet hobbyists' needs. There is also advice on rat trainability, and specific instructions for the training of these animals. Approximately 80 full-color photos.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780764112089
  • Publisher: Barron's Educational Series, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 3/28/2000
  • Series: Training Your Pet Series
  • Pages: 104
  • Sales rank: 301,003
  • Product dimensions: 6.50 (w) x 7.87 (h) x 0.28 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 10, 2002

    Ashley delighted!

    I liked this book. It had the rgood information about ho to make your rats life better. Very nice, although my rats are afraid of squeky toys.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 24, 2001

    Great Book

    I love this book! I got a lot of great information and it is an easy read. Lots of pictures too! Loved it!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 30, 2001

    The Book

    This book gave me information i needed to know about rats and i could not find a better book because they didnt have what i needed. If i had to tell some one about rats i would tell them to go and get this book. I got this book from the libary because it was the only one they had and it was the book i needed.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 19, 2000

    I LOVED this book!

    I got this book from the library, and LOVED IT! It had absolutly everything I could possibly want to know, and MORE!! I couldn't recomend any other books for the care of rats.

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