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    Rat-keeping articles and information

    Health General care & information Show articles
    First aid for rats Why rats need company Preventing show-related infection
    Metacam Buying rats from petshop General show information
    Steroids NERS Rat Care guide (pdf) Show preparation
    Quarantining rats   How to show your rats
    Recommended vets Rat Cafe What do pet judges look for?
    Infection and safe practice From fatness to fitness Rosettes and trophies
      Feeding for condition Championships
    Training & behaviour Autumnal revelries Fun events
    Agility training Keeping cool Show results archive
    Training your rat   Show photos
      Other rat-related websites * NERS stewarding booklet (pdf)
    Habitat & husbandry RatRations  
    Furnishing a cage - a rat's eye view Rat Guide Standards, show rules, etc
      Cosy Beds and Burrows NFRS variety standards (pdf)
    Other UK rat clubs * Betty’s Beds NERS pet standards (pdf)
    National Fancy Rat Society The Ratwarehouse Show schedule - Varieties
    Yorkshire Rat Club Show schedule - Pets
    Midlands Rat Club Scarletts Parrot Essentials Show rules
      Northern Parrots Guidance notes for the entry form
      RatsRatsRats NERS Pet Judging manual (pdf)
    Forums and groups * Fuzzbutts NERS Agility Judging manual (pdf)
    Fancy Rats forum The Dapper Rat
    Rat Care UK DustFreeHay NERS members' websites *
    Rat Rescue Network UK The Hay Experts The Scuttling Gourmet
        Hawthorn Rat Varieties
        Isamu Rats
        The BatRats

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