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  1. Trust Training, Am I doing something wrong?

    Rat Behavior
    Hi, I have adopted 2 young male rats, now 9 weeks old, and they have been with me for almost a month. Even if the breeder told me that they were handled daily, they would not allow me to pick them up, or even touch them without jumping out in fear. I tried once, didnt force anything and I...
  2. Help With Trust Training

    Rat Behavior
    Hi, thanks for reading and any help you have to offer. We have four female rats, two are about five months and two are about three months old. They like playing with us and aren't afraid. The only problem is, we were bitten by pretty much all of them at one point (blood drawn) so we started...
  3. My boys - trust training

    I've had Mojo, Yoda and Totoro for almost a week now and trust training has been going pretty well. They were all fine with taking food from my hand in the cage so i moved on to taking food from my hand out side of the cage. Mojo was the first to come out, take food from my hand and explore me...