-The fancy rat is a domesticated brown rat specially bred as pets since the 18th- and 19th-century in Europe.

-Domesticated rats are physiologically and psychologically different from their wild relatives, and they pose no more of a health risk than other common pets.

-A fancy rat’s lifespan is usually about 2-3 years,

-Training your pet rat is very tedious but in the end is well worth it, as pets fancy rats are the most intelligent, affectionate and responsive of all the small rodents