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:
* 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 expertspeople 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.
From the Back Cover
At last, a book about your rat that emphasizes total care and companionship!
The Rat not only provides you with all you need to know about housing, feeding and keeping your rat in the best of health, but also gives you tips on how to train your pet. You'll even learn tricks to teach your rat! Insight on the history of the rat as a pet and information on the many varieties available are also included.
The Rat keeps you fully informed on your pet's need for attention and how to handle him properly. You'll also learn how to introduce your rat to children and to other pets in the home, and how to choose the breed that's right for you. Best of all, the book is filled with color photos, info-packed sidebars and fun facts to make caring for your pet rat easy and enjoyable.
Very good, very informative and brief book for rat owner.