JoinRats explores the pet rat-human relationship.
Trust Training. Socialization. Enrichment. And more.
Videos, photos, and information are used to illustrate ideas.
Below is a sitemap, where most pages have original videos,
collected embedded videos from YouTube, and photos and information.
Or, go straight to the keyword ALL ORIGINAL RAT VIDEOS.
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JoinRats - SITEMAP
The Goal of Enrichment for Pet Rats
Rats Hunt Feathers
Rats Stash Stuff
Rats Stash - Many YouTube Videos
Rats and Evil Bandaids
Rats Num-Num Coconuts
One Example of a Rat Play Room
Jump, Rats, Jump!
Rats and Pumpkins
Rats Enjoy Water
Enrichment YouTube Videos
INTRODUCING RATS TO RATS
Establishing the Social Hierarchy: Normal Agonistic (Not Aggressive) Rat Behaviors
Techniques to Introduce Rats
Introducing Rats to Rats, by Lindsay Pulman, LVT, LATg
Aggressive Rat Behaviors During Intros
Baby Step Introductions
Successful Introduction Stories
Rat Introductions - YouTube
CAUTION: ASSESS EACH RAT BEFORE ATTEMPTING ANY TECHNIQUE.
VISUAL AIDS POSTED ON THIS WEBSITE SHOULD BE STUDIED AND USED WITH CARE.
NOT ALL TECHNIQUES WORK WITH ALL RATS.
CONSULT AN EXPERT FOR YOUR PARTICULAR NEEDS.
BE CAREFUL, BE SAFE.
Disclaimer: This site has neither a for-, nor a non-profit tax status,
and is maintained out of love.
This site is for illustration and educational purposes only.
No photographs or videos will be offered for sale without special prior agreement
between the owner of the photograph and the owner of JoinRats.
Links to extensive resources on socializing, trust training, problem rats,
and basic rat health care. Please let me know of any additions or corrections.
Updated: Nov 29, 2013 1:25am MST
Methods to introduce new rats to current rats, a variety of techniques
Updated: May 12, 2013 7:21pm MST
Updated: Nov 29, 2013 3:03pm MST
An eclectic set of topics. These galleries are exploratory and part of a learning process. They are not necessarily instructional, comprehensive, or accurate.
Updated: Dec 09, 2013 9:13am MST
Play is best if it mimics the wild rat's activities
Updated: Sep 10, 2013 8:40am MST
Techniques to handle sick rats
Updated: Nov 29, 2013 1:20am MST
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Photos and videos of friends
Updated: Nov 25, 2013 5:25pm MST
Rats who bite are terrified and need help
Updated: May 15, 2012 6:30pm MST
Updated: Dec 09, 2013 9:16am MST