PHOENIX - Most people know the Arizona Humane Society to be a great place to adopt a new dog or cat, but what's surprising a lot of people is an uncommon animal now available -- hairless RATS!
The Humane Society is often called to assist in cases of animal hoarding or cruelty, and in a recent hoarding case, 100 rats were found. Volunteers say they were divided among several rescue agencies and the Arizona Humane Society got 15 of the hairless creatures.
The rats, two of which are Holyfield and Mayweather, are up for adoption at the Humane Society’s Campus for Compassion located at 1521 W. Dobbins Road in Phoenix, and their fee is only $10.
According to the Humane Society, rats are extremely smart critters and are very social and personable. They can learn their names, be petted, and are even playful.
The Humane Society says that, because of their genes, hairless rats need some extra special care, and due to their sensitive skin, it is important that they have the following accommodations.
By following these simple steps, a hairless rat can have a wonderful life, and can make a great family pet.
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