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In this section you’ll find lots of posts about my wonderful pet rats. Rats make great pets — they are cute and cuddly, but also super smart. Mine are always up to some sort of mischief and I love watching their antics. I use clicker training when training my rats. If you’re not familiar with clicker training, please check out my article What is clicker training?

Thanksgiving dinner for my pet rats

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving! I hope you and your family and friends and furry friends are having a wonderful day! I’m at my parent’s house for a couple of days and the rats got to come with me. Flower and Annie love Thanksgiving. Well, they love just about any holiday or event that involves food! One of […]

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Flower and Annie in their cage

Flower’s not-so-fun Friday

Poor Flower had a pretty rough week last week! Flower is always my little adventurer; she goes non-stop and is always getting herself into trouble. However, when I got the rats out on Wednesday night, Flower’s back legs kept collapsing. Like Jell-O. And then after a few seconds, she would seem to regain her strength, […]

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Flower the black and white hooded rat

Flower learns about luring

I’ve been reading through Kay Laurence’s Clicker Foundation Training: Level 1 book. The book deals with many important foundation skills, such as food delivery, targeting, shaping, and adding cues. This is a book that I’ve read through several times, but there are lots of gems packed into it and I find new ones each time […]

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