Quick Answer: Where Can I Buy Live Feeder Rats Near Me

Does PetSmart sell live feeder rats?

Re: Do petsmart offer live mice feeds? The Petsmart here only sells frozen mice.

Does PetSmart sell live rats for snakes?

The snakes sold at PetSmart are carnivores, which means they eat meat — specifically, mice or rats. PetSmart recommends “Arctic Mice,” which are frozen.

How much do live feeder rats cost?

Rat Types 1 -150 500-999 Rat Small $1.65 $1.25 Rat Medium $2.00 $1.60 Rat Large $2.75 $1.95 Rat Jumbo $3.50 $2.00.

Does Petco sell feeder rats?

Snake food—and frozen reptile food in general—typically consists of frozen mice and frozen rats. We carry several feeder mice sizes, from tiny pinkie mice to large mice, while feeder rat sizes range from small to jumbo.

Does Petco have live mice?

As a vegetarian college student who loved animals, I was thrilled to be offered a summer job at PETCO. Immediately informing my supervisor, I was told not to worry about it because the animal was “just a feeder mouse.” PETCO, you see, stocks live mice and rats to be sold as food for “pet” snakes.

Does PetSmart sell feeders?

PetSmart carries a range of chicken feeders and toys made just for them! For pet parents with indoor birds, there are even more options! PetSmart’s long list of indoor bird supplies is filled with great things like bird cages, toys, perches, food, nesting, and so much more.

Where does PetSmart get their rodents?

PetSmart gets its animals from a range of sources, from breeding mills to animal rescue shelters. Where the animal is from depends on the type of animal it is, and the ethics that surround their breeding. As a result, some smaller pets sold by PetSmart, such as hamsters and rats, come from animal breeding mills.

Do you have to feed snakes live mice?

“Live prey should not be fed to snakes.” Even a small mouse can bite and severely injure a pet snake by inducing a severe potentially life-threatening infection from the bite. Snakes should be trained to eat dead prey. It is more humane for the prey and safer for the snake.

How long can a snake go without eating?

While scientists knew that some snake species could survive for up to two years without a meal, no studies have examined the physiological changes that take place when a snake goes for prolonged periods without food.

How long does Rodentpro take to ship?

Frozen Food Orders placed by 12:00 PM CT (Noon) Friday will ship the following week. Live Food Orders placed by 3:00 PM CT will ship the same day, Monday thru Thursday. Live Food Orders placed after 3:00 PM CT Thursday will ship Monday. Live Food Orders placed Friday, Saturday and Sunday will ship Monday.

How do I find rat breeders in my area?

To find a breeder near you, check the following: AFRMA Breeder’s List. Rat Breeder Directory. The Rat Fan Club – Rat Breeders (however, a lot of breeders listed are no longer breeding) AFRMA Links Page (for clubs near you) AFRMA Directory (included in membership).

Are feeder rats good pets?

Are Feeder Rats Good Pets? Yes, feeder rats can be good pets. Just as all rats, they are smart, loving, and fun animals. There’s good reason why rats have been one of the most popular pet animals for many, many years.

Does Petland sell feeder mice?

ok so its general knowledge that petland only sells 3 types of live rodents, and thats small white mice, medium rats and jumbo rats.

Why did Petco stop selling rats?

Petco doesn’t test rats before selling them, apparently because the cost of doing so would exceed the profit that the corporate giant makes on selling these intelligent, sensitive animals (often as “snake food”).

Is there a difference between feeder rats and pet rats?

A feeder rat is one which is bred with the sole purpose of serving as live food for snakes. If you go into a UK reptile based pet shop and see a tank of rats for sale, it can be a pretty safe bet that they’re not there to be sold as pets, but they will not be advertised as snake food due to the law.

Does PetSmart have live feeder mice?

PetSmart only sells frozen feeder mice. We do not sell live feeders other than comet goldfish, rosy red minnows, and various insects/larvae.

Can you keep a feeder mouse as a pet?

So named for their smaller size and typical use as food for snakes and other pets, feeder mice can still make great pets. They will also likely be cheaper than other options. Feeder mice typically live closer to 1-2 years due to their smaller size.

Can I have a pet rat?

Rats generally make good family pets but should never be left unsupervised with small children. Rats tend to be nocturnal but are active for periods during the day. They do not shed a lot and seem to cause few allergic reactions in people.