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Ways to Show Your Rat You Love Them

All pets, no matter the size, show us unconditional love. Our fabulous fur, feathered, and scaly babies deserve nothing but our very best back. So today, we thought we'd give you some simple ideas on how to show your rat you love them. 

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Five-Star Medical Care

Many people think that some pets don’t need a veterinarian when they actually do. However, ratties should see their trusted exotic vet annually for a wellness exam. Additionally, the vet may recommend more frequent visits depending on your rat’s health. 

If you need help finding a good vet, check out this blog.

Rat at the vet

Habitat: Bigger is Better

As we mentioned in our blog regarding rat enclosure size, 2 to 2.5 cubic feet of space is the rule of paw perrat at A MINIMUM. Rats need plenty of room to stay healthy and exercise.

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While your rattie loves spending time with you, they’re very social animals. Having a rat buddy may improve their life significantly. However, it’s important to introduce their new buddy correctly. Check out our blog on how to introduce rats for more tips.

Rattie friends


Rats are highly intelligent and enjoy learning tricks or exploring new activities. You can learn ways to trust train your rat or have fun watching them play. Small Pet Select has an extensive selection of fun, all-natural toys, and chews for your rat friends. Go ahead, you’ve got my permission to go shopping!

What did you think of our suggestions? What do you like to do to show your rat you love them? Let us know by commenting on our socials or emailing us. As always, thank you so much for your support. We love your pets just as much as you do.

DISCLAIMER: The links and information are being provided as a convenience and for informational purposes only; they do not constitute an endorsement or an approval by Small Pet Select of any of the products, services or opinions of the corporation or organization or individual.

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