Rat Diet: Feeding for health, prevention and treatment, is the second E-book in The Scuttling Gourmet Series. It is based on a portion of The Scuttling Gourmet but with enhancements. This book is perfect for anyone interested in feeding their pet rats in a way that will enhance their health, reduce the risk of common rat ailments, or treat these should they occur. It takes a detailed look at practical ways of maintaining health and weight throughout life, before discussing the prevention and treatment of a number of specific illnesses, including kidney disease, tumours, diabetes and hind leg degeneration (HLD). . The whole premise is that diet and methods of feeding throughout life, can affect both well-being and health. If you want to know how best to feed your rats, in order to help them to stay healthy, remain a good weight - or support treatment of an illness they are experiencing - this book is for you.
Find answers to questions like:
Should I feed my rats ad lib - always topping up their food bowl?
What's the best way to feed groups of rats to keep them at a healthy weight?
Can specific elements of the diet help prevent illness?
My rat's already developed health issues. Can diet help them?
My sick rat is dehydrated. How can I make sure his fluid needs are met?
I have to give my rats some medicine. How do I do this?
Alison Campbell has researched and written widely on the subject of rat nutrition over the past 15 years. Her book, The Scuttling Gourmet, is now in its 4th edition and is widely recommended by experienced rat keepers. This ebook is based on a portion of The Scuttling Gourmet, with enhancements.