Small Mammals


White Rabbit Rabbits, 2005

USDA. NAL. Animal Welfare Information Center.

This bibliography contains information on rabbits and covers topics including health, behavior, and laboratory and clinical techniques.

Ferrets, 2006

USDA. NAL. Animal Welfare Information Center.

Provides a comprehensive view of the literature published on the care, housing, health, welfare, etc. of ferrets.

rat Rodents, 2006

USDA. NAL. Animal Welfare Information Center.

This information resource was developed to help researchers provide better conditions for their animals and their research, and to assist in complying with the requirements of the Animal Welfare Act.

Rabbits American Rabbit Breeders Association

American Rabbit Breeders Association, Inc.

Provides information for the commercial and general rabbit enthusiast including judging, registrars, shows, photos of breeds, links to breed clubs, publications on raising rabbits, rabbitry directory, and processors.

House Rabbit Society

Dedicated to rescuing abandoned rabbits and educating the public about rabbit care and behavior.

American Ferret Association (AFA)

The AFA provides information on domestic ferret ownership including medical, shelter, breeders, seminars and shows. Also see their Legal Issues section.

National Gerbil Society (NGS)

The NGS promotes gerbils and jirds as pets and exhibition animals. Includes show regulations and breed standards.

Rat Rat Behavior and Biology

Information for pet rat owners about rat behavior, senses, anatomy, systematics, and health. Also includes rat pictures, drawings, stories and humor.

Rat and Mouse Frequently Asked Questions

Rat and Mouse Club of America.

These FAQ's are to educate the general public about the proper care of domesticated pet rats and mice.