How to Take Care of a Pet Rat

Learn what it's like to have pet rats, or "ratties" as their owners often call them, from veterinarian Anthony Pilny in these Howcast videos.

ABOUT THE EXPERT

Dr. Anthony Pilny

Anthony Pilny, DVM, ABVP (Avian) is a graduate of the University of Florida's College of Veterinary Medicine. He completed an internal medicine and surgery internship at Florida Veterinary Specialists in Tampa and a residency in Avian and Exotic Pet Medicine and Surgery at the Animal Medical Center in New York City. He is a diplomat of the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners certified in Avian Practice. Dr. Pilny has lectured nationally about exotic pet medicine and has published numerous articles and book chapters on birds and other exotic species.