RATS: 3 males + 1 female

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  1. iheartsammy

    iheartsammy ME+DOGS=CRAZY

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    i was wondering how much it would cost to neuter three males...and if I introduced a female to those three will they fight over her even if they are fixed??? I'm thinking they will because of the who 'mate' thing like in wolves, but I'm just curious...:confused:
     
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    you need a vet that specializes in neutering rats..you will have to call around for not many do it. For the specifics of why you could write www.spoiledratten.com and i am sure the lady that has this site would have some info for you.
     
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    They should be fine.. however you still need to go through proper quarantine as well as proper intros.
     
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    Be very very picky when choosing a vet to do this...obviously not many are experienced in neutering rats, and I would definitely look for a vet who has had success doing the surgery.

    They should be fine with a female...just remember that they need to be kept away from females for 3 weeks after the surgery, any time before then, they could still get her pregnant.
     
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    iheartsammy ME+DOGS=CRAZY

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    Oops! false alarm guys!!! :p my mom just found out that the rat her friend is going to give us is actully a guy!! lol...makes things A LOT easier!
     

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