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9 edition of Training Your Pet Rat found in the catalog.

Training Your Pet Rat

by Barbara Somerville

  • 296 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Barron"s Educational Series .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rabbits & rodents as pets,
  • Rats as pets,
  • Pets,
  • Mice, Hamsters, Guinea Pigs, Etc.,
  • Reference,
  • Training

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages95
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8037808M
    ISBN 100764112082
    ISBN 109780764112089
    OCLC/WorldCa43986705

      Pet rats are friendly, social, and intelligent pets, making them great family companions. When caring for your rat, it is important to handle them correctly after bonding with them. To get your rat comfortable with your hands, start hand-training days after bringing your rat home. Rats are intelligent and social creatures that generally make good pets. Learn how to be a responsible owner from our best advice on rat care.

      When it comes to training a pet rat, this is a different area, because this is going to depend on what you may consider, or what you need your rat to do. It's very well known that rats .   Nervous pet rat owners (or those who want to get one), if you don't know much about rats but would like your little ratties to be happy and healthy, and stop them from chewing everything, going to the bathroom on you, biting you, and more then this could be the most important book 4/5(1).

    Rats are very intelligent and can be great fun to train. A rat can learn a great variety of tricks and, once the rat gets the hang of training, you’ll find that the rat picks up on new tricks pretty fast. – This page provides a great list of good foods to feed your rats, as well as a list of foods your pet rat should not eat. Litter training your rats will help to keep their cage clean. Use dust-extracted bedding to avoid respiratory problems (see Health matters). Cat litter is unsuitable as bedding but can be used in your rat’s litter tray. Rats also need a nest box where they can sleep and enjoy a bit of peace and quiet.


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Training Your Pet Rat (Training Your Pet Series): Buscis, Gerry, Somerville, Barbara: : Books. Buy used: + $ shipping. Used: Acceptable | Details.

Sold by Clean Earth Books. Condition: Used: Acceptable/5(79). The Complete Guide to Rat Training teaches you how to have fun and enhance the relationship you share with your pet rat.

The step-by-step format thoroughly and concisely covers a variety of training topics, including positive reinforcement, clicker training, basic and advanced trick training, and how to set up games and science projects/5(). Rats: The Essential Guide to Ownership, Care, Training for Your Pet (Rat Care Book 1) Kindle Edition by Kate H.

Pellham (Author) Format: Kindle Edition out of 5 stars 38 ratings/5(35). Rats: The Essential Guide to Ownership, Care, & Training for Your Pet Paperback – Novem by Kate H Pellham (Author) out of /5(38). The book explains everything from history of the rat terrier breed, to behavior, to training, etc.

It was easy to follow and understand. The book wasn't full of advertisements as others are. The pictures provided are efficient and adorable/5(42). Buy Rats: The Essential Guide to Ownership, Care, & Training for Your Pet 1 by Pellham, Kate H (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: Rat Terrier Training and Puppy Training, by Michele Welton, Dog Trainer, Breed Selection Consultant, Author of 15 Dog Books Dog training is much less about the teaching of commands and much more about how you live with your dog.

Virtually all of your dog's behaviors (good and bad) are created by the way you're living with him. Remember when you train your pet that even though you are spending quality time with them they still need a stimulating environment.

You’re not there all the time. Rat Books (11) Rat Cage Accessories (10) Rat Cages (19) Rat Food (7) Rat Mouse Pads (15) Rat Novelty Items (12) Training Your Pet Rat book Toys (7) Toy Rats (5) Rat Product Reviews. Gearing the training to the rat’s activity level and intelligence will save both you and your rat from becoming frustrated.

Be sure that there are not a lot of distractions during training time. Keeping the training area consistent will help to keep the rat’s natural instinct to explore new things at bay. Summary: 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. Just like people, rats have distinct tastes; you just need to find out what your particular rat likes best and what will motivate him most.

Teaching Your Rat Simple Commands Once you have identified a few foods your rat adores, keep a stash of them on hand and use them to teach him to respond to simple commands such as to come when his name is called, to stand up on his hind legs. Complete how-to instructions to build a maze and five types of obstacle courses for your pet rats.

The instructions are easy to follow, use common, inexpensive materials, and will have you laughing for hours at your ratties' joyful antics as they run through your maze and obstacle course.

In this video, I take you through some of the basics of rat training. This is my first time doing a voiceover, so hopefully it didn't turn out TOO bad. I hope this video is helpful, and that you. This book was perfect for me as a first time rat owner. It cleared up all the mysteries of what my rat was going through, and made interacting much more comfortable.

Training went by quickly as they learned the basics, and moved on to real tricks. The directions are very thorough and easy to follow, and often provide insight into rat behavior.

Introductions to breeding, showing, and training your animals are also included, if you want to take your rat ownership to the next level.

Cuddly, smart, and entertaining, a pet rat combines the low time commitment of a small animal with the affection of a dog—and you may just find it’s the perfect pet Reviews: Learn All About Pet Rats and Rat Care Today only, get this handbook for just $ Regularly priced at $ Read on your PC, Mac, smart phone, tablet or Kindle device.

Learn how to take proper care of your new pet rat for a healthy and happy pet Here Is A Preview Of What You'll Learn in This Book General facts on pet rats Rat behavior Common Heal/5(3). Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Rats: The Essential Guide to Ownership, Care, Training for Your Pet (Rat Care Book 1) at Read /5.

Let your rat get used to his new home. When you first get a pet rat, give him at least a week to get used to his new surroundings (and to you). Your rat needs to feel comfortable and safe before he will respond to training; rushing into this will not produce the results you're hoping for.

Sit near your rat's cage for 5 minutes at a time, several times a day and talk softly to him. This will. and pet store employees handle or interact with the rats at least once a day, they should also allow you to have direct con-tact when visiting.

In many cases, the best way to choose a pet rat is to allow the rat to pick you. The most social rats make the best pets of all. Just be sure that your hands are clean—the rats. PET SAFETY TIPS. Thoroughly wash your hands before contact with your rat. Use caution when handling rats, and remember they may bite or scratch, especially when stressed.

Never lift your rat by the tail. Supervise children around pets. All animals can carry viral, bacterial, fungal, and parasitic diseases that are contagious to humans. Domestic rats are highly intelligent and friendly creatures, so they're relatively easy to train.

With regular handling and interaction, you can train a pet rat to perform a number of commands, including sitting on your shoulder. Use caution during the training process and thereafter to ensure your rat doesn't. I finally made a video about trust training for pet rats!

I have been putting it off for so long because trust training is so dependent on each person's situation, so I had to really think about what to put in the video. Please keep this in mind when asking questions, as my answer may be that trust training will depend on your situation and.

Move some of your rat’s droppings into the litterbox. As you’re cleaning out your rat’s cage, collect of your rat’s droppings and place them in the litterbox. This way, your rats will smell where they last went so they can go back. Use the freshest droppings in the cage so they have a stronger odor for your : 13K.