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by Trekky
13 Nov 2017 01:47
Forum: Other Pouched Rat news
Topic: Rise of the Super Rats
Replies: 3
Views: 4775

Re: Rise of the Super Rats

Pleased you were able to get a chance to see it QuincyR :))
by Trekky
01 Jun 2017 23:44
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Wanted GPR
Replies: 1
Views: 3976

Re: Wanted GPR

When I was in the UK I would always allow potential new owners to come visit me and my pouched rats. This shouldn't be an issue with any good breeder.
Any questions regards keeping them please feel free to ask
by Trekky
10 May 2017 20:18
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Baby gambian pouched rat
Replies: 1
Views: 1487

Re: Baby gambian pouched rat

Please do not get a baby younger than 6 weeks old, this practice is not something UKpouchies endorses as babies are only just reaching natural weening age. Many health problems and early deaths have been caused by unethical breeders removing babies as young as 3-4 weeks.
by Trekky
24 Apr 2017 18:59
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Pair of pouched rats wanted
Replies: 1
Views: 1301

Re: Pair of pouched rats wanted

Sadly there are not very many breeders in the UK at the moment and if there are any new breeders they are not making themselves very known. There is a new National Pouched Rat Society setting up and I know one of their goals is to have a list of current good ethical breeders. The website is not quit...
by Trekky
08 Jan 2016 20:06
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Looking A For GPR in West Midlands
Replies: 1
Views: 2224

Re: Looking A For GPR in West Midlands

Hi, sadly pouched rat breeders seem to be very rare in the UK over recent years. Sharon Hunter is based in the north of England and breeds occasionally and there is anther name I need to find contact details for.
by Trekky
08 Jan 2016 19:55
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Wanted
Replies: 1
Views: 1999

Re: Wanted

Hi and welcome to the forum. Sadly pouched rat breeders gave become very rare in the UK in the last year or 2 and sadly the odd one or 2 that have popped up have had bad reports regards their breeding ethics. Sharon Hunter breeds every now and then and is based in the north west. I will also try and...
by Trekky
01 Sep 2015 17:44
Forum: APOPO & HeroRAT
Topic: Adopt A Rat
Replies: 2
Views: 7135

Re: Adopt A Rat

That's a lovely way to remember Spud :))
by Trekky
27 Oct 2014 17:01
Forum: Other Pouched Rat news
Topic: UKpouchies No Longer Breeding
Replies: 2
Views: 4957

Re: UKpouchies No Longer Breeding

Hi Squirrel, Totally agree it is a stupid law but made even more difficult with suspicions being linked to bush meat and ebola and pouched rats being hunted as bush meat in Africa :-o we will be based in San Francisco, California and we will be taking the dogs... really don't think I could of coped ...
by Trekky
30 Sep 2014 17:29
Forum: Other Pouched Rat news
Topic: UKpouchies No Longer Breeding
Replies: 2
Views: 4957

UKpouchies No Longer Breeding

It is with a heavy heart that I am announcing the news that UKpouchies will no longer be breeding for the foreseeable future due to a change in personal circumstances as we will be moving to America in the new year. This does also mean that sadly I will also be saying goodbye to my 2 beautiful babie...
by Trekky
03 Jul 2014 23:20
Forum: Other Pouched Rat news
Topic: Rise of the Super Rats
Replies: 3
Views: 4775

Rise of the Super Rats

For anyone who missed this last week here is the link to the ITV Tonight programme episode 'Rise of the Super Rats' which has a couple of familiar faces from this forum at the end ;-)

Rise of the Super Rats