Training Rats, Fish and Others

in NH, ME & VT

Our Animal Training Promise
No matter what type of animal you need trained, you will enjoy your experience with College for Pets. We work closely with you from start to finish to make sure that you and your animal friend kindle the best relationship possible.

MIKE ROBERTSON, OWNER

All Creatures Great and Small

While most people think of training dogs and maybe cats, most don’t realize that a whole host of other animals benefit from training. The truth is that most animals respond to basic instruction and learn tricks and commands. It just takes the right technique and the proper incentive.

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Training Rats
  • Teach your rat all sorts of tricks.
  • Your rat can learn to come when called by name.
  • Train them to obey basic commands.
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Pet rats show a great deal of intelligence. With a little bit of training they perform tricks and  obey basic commands. We estimate that a rat possesses the same capability to learn as a six month old puppy. Given the right incentives, rats respond very well to training. As a matter of fact, people use rats to detect land mines in Africa.

Training rats to do tricks and come when called by name is pretty easy. If you’ve never worked with a rat before, their affection and intelligence might surprise you. We show you the best way to train your pet rat.

Begin training your own rat, or work with one of ours at the training center.

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Fish Training
  • Train your fish to do all sorts of tricks.
  • Amaze your friends with what they can do.
  • It only takes an hour of instruction.
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Yes, you can train a fish. They just need a bit of schooling (groan). Everyone knows that aquarium fish are relaxing to watch, but few realize you can train those same fish to do some pretty neat tricks.

Utilizing food rewards delivered via a submersible target stick, your fish learn to swim through hoops, do flips, navigate weave poles and push a soccer ball into a net.

With a few simple props and an hour of instruction, you will be well on your way to owning your own circus of fish.

Train Goats, Chickens, and Other Animals
  • Perfect for 4H Projects.
  • Teach your farm animals basic commands.
  • Train them to do tricks.
  • We offer over 70 years combined experience training animals.
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They provide us with eggs, fiber, meat and milk so, why not reward them with a bit of mental enrichment.

We find that farm animals are quite intelligent and capable of learning useful tasks as well as fun tricks. Yes, chickens respond to training. So do goats and all sorts of other farm animals.

It doesn’t matter wether (pun intended) you need to train an animal for your 4-H project or work around the farm, we can show you how.

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Small Animal Training Questions and Answers
Can you train my rabbit to use a litterbox?

Rabbits can be trained to go to a specific spot to do their “business.” So can potbelly pigs and ferrets. With just a little prompting and our gentle training techniques, your pet can be litterbox trained. This makes it possible for them to have the run of your house without making a mess.

Serving New Hampshire, Maine, and Vermont
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We train dogs, cats and other animals

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  • Lincoln Therapy Dog Training
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  • Littleton Cat Behavior Training
  • Meredith Cat Classes
  • Laconia Dog Boarding and Training
  • Campton Doggy Day Care
  • Bradford, VT Service Dog Training