The Rat: An Owner's Guide to a Happy Healthy Pet

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Wiley, Nov 25, 1997 - Pets - 128 pages
2 Reviews
This is our seventh set of Happy, Healthy Pet titles. Like the others, they are books pet owners can turn to for the essential information they need to raise a healthy, happy pet. All books contain information on:
  • feeding
  • grooming
  • housing
  • health care
  • what to expect from the pet
  • basic training
As our series expands and focuses on different kinds of pets, the emphasis remains on making the pet a companion. Owners of more unusual pets will particularly appreciate the expert advice in these books because professional care for exotic animals can be hard to come by. As always, the instruction on the books is from experts—people who know their pets intimately but always remember what it was like to have one the first time.

Happy, Healthy Pet guides are rich with professional quality color photos and are designed to be enjoyable and easy to learn from. More and more people are discovering each year what affectionate, intelligent and charming pets rats can be. Ginger Cardinal already knows. She's the former president of the Rat, Mouse and Hamster Society and a longtime breeder, exhibitor, judge and dedicated companion of these special rodents.

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Review: The Rat

User Review  - Jena - Goodreads

One of the better rat ownership books out there, but it shows its age. Also could seriously benefit from a longer length. Good intro for would-be owners but you'll still need to do a lot of additional research. Read full review

Review: The Rat: An Owner's Guide to a Happy, Healthy Pet

User Review  - Overstock.com

this book is great, easy to read. with great pics. loded with great care info. Read full review

Contents

tyh Welcome to the World of the
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Rats as Pets
16
Rat Varieties
26
Copyright

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About the author (1997)

Ginger Cardinal, has been a rat lover since childhood and has raised rats for pet shows for over ten years. She is a charter board member and certified judge of the American Rat, Mouse & Hamster Society, and has written and edited the society's newsletter.

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