Aggressive Rat Behaviors During Introductions

These behaviors should not happen during introductions.
JoinRats is dedicated to using methods that
prevent these behaviors from happening at any time.

Here are video examples of aggressive behaviors between pet rats. These can be difficult to find since none are ever scripted deliberately. For anyone wishing to successfully introduce new and current rats into a larger mischief, it can be very helpful to know what aggression between rats looks like for the specific purpose of preventing it from happening at all. One can observe the lead-up behaviors or triggers, and how a given behavior plays out. By becoming familiar with these behaviors through watching videos, you can have increased confidence when you first allow two rats to meet and your gloved hand is at the ready to stop any of these from occurring.

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