Identifying, preventing, and treating Mycoplasma in Rats

Let’s discuss the biggest issue or threat for pet rats, which is upper respiratory issues. Almost all rats are born with Mycoplasma (a respiratory disease) that has no cure and is transmitted through birth. Rats can live their whole life without ever showing symptoms, with it being an underlying issue it’s important to know and recognize the signs. Knowing these signs and how to treat them can prevent this from progressing into an upper respiratory infection (URI). Using our treatment methods can also prevent expensive vet bills.

Complete Guide: Must-Have Rat Cage Essentials

Whether you are a first-time pet rat owner or a senior pet rat owner, it’s always hard to find the best products to spoil your babies. Despite the large amount of rat owners, I’m still shocked to this day the lack of rat products and how PetSmart, Petco and other chains are still pushing the incorrect toys and supplies for our rats. Well, here is your one stop blog of all our favorite items and must haves for pet rats we’ve found over 10 plus years of finding and trying the best supplies for the ratties. All of the products will be a clickable link to amazon.

Seasonal Sniffle Prevention

The weather is changing with the seasons and this includes inside our home. Learn more about to best way to transition you’re baby to avoid mycoplasma flare ups and sniffles, and most important prevent full on Upper Respiratory Infections. When the temperatures change and our thermostats switch from air conditioning to heat to vise versa …

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Harley Rat Care

Harley rats refer to a beautiful long coat gene thats is recessive in rats. We have worked very hard to add this gene to our lines. Just a couple things to keep in mind before adopting.

Dwarf Rats

Summary: Do you love your standard size rats but sometimes wish they could have stayed the size when you first got them? Enter the Dwarf Rat! Standard size rat personality and charm wrapped up in baby rat size. Coming in at about 1/3rd the size of a standard rat (with 1/3rd the amount of cleanup!!) …

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How To Introduce Your New Rats To Your Existing Rats

Its extremely important to take introductions seriously to ensure the safety of your existing mischief and new baby rats. Sometimes this process can take a couple hours all the way months in extreme circumstances depending on the rats personalities and how they interact, no two introduction experience will be they same. This article is based on my experiences and fellow adopters stories over many years.

Boys Vs. Girl Rats

When choosing to adopt rats it can be a hard decision to choose which gender which works best for you. Its best to do your research and decide which gender fits you or your family best. All rats of course have their own personality and the work you put into bonding has a lot to …

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