Rat Care

We could write an entire book on the care of rats. There are essential things every rat keeper should know, and important advice to follow, so we’ve included this information in the links below. In addition, it’s wise to do your research and ask us questions if you can’t find the information you’re looking for.

HEALTH (includes humane euthanization, a must-read)

Here are some great rat care websites:
The Rat Fan Club
The Rat Guide
The Dapper Rat

Rat Friendly Vets:

Vets are chosen for this list because we have first hand experience with them, or they have been added by your recommendations. If you know of a rat friendly veterinarian you would like us to add, please contact us.

Liston Animal Hospital
Lynwood Animal Hospital
Tache Animal Hospital (in Gatineau)

Emergency Vet:
Animal Emergency & Specialty Hospital (Open 24/7)

*DISCLAIMER* OPRats is not responsible for any problems arising from using a vet recommended on this list. It is the pet owner’s responsibility to ensure they feel comfortable with any vet before allowing treatment of their animals.