Open to the public!
The purpose of our shows and events are to increase interest in rats as
and to bring together breeders and fanciers in the Pacific NW.
RatsPacNW is a club open to fanciers
and breeders of rats. Most of our members are located in Washington,
Oregon, Idaho and British Columbia however membership is not limited to
Sponsored rat shows and
events are held in various regions.
Members are encouraged to participate by volunteering or hosting events (shows,
rat chats, get-together's).
Regarding our shows:
ALL entries, including
table reservations for rat sales MUST be postmarked or entered online no later than the specified
All rats must be pre-registered three weeks in advance. This means: pre-register
any rat you MAY wish to bring for show or sale. No entry fees will be
due at that time and cancellations may be made, absolutely no additions may be made after . This is to protect all of our rats that have been
in quarantine* this will include those for sale too (litters must be pre-registered
on the entry form). Ages (month and year of birth) will be required on entry
Please note: the kitten class will be for ages 8 weeks to 14 weeks.
3 Week Quarantine: The
three week period is to allow for any incubation of virus and
bacteria. If during this period, at any point, if any rat is
ill or dies of a possible contagious disease NO rats in your care may
attend. This includes ANY rats in the confines of a home as most
virus' are airborne. This is to protect any rats attending the show from
contagious viral & bacterial infections. PLEASE follow this rule
to keep diseases from spreading through the rat community in the N.W.
Entry costs may vary per show.
There may be a limit imposed on the number of rats for sale (usually 25 maximum,
including those pre-sold). Also all rats must be priced at $10 or higher. No selling of kittens less than 6
-please note, all rats will go through
health check. None will be admitted if
we feel they may carry ANYTHING detrimental to the others - Including problems
with mites, lice, skin, eyes, ears, respiratory, etc. Please DO NOT bring sick or
contagious animals, there will be no safe place for them.
*Quarantine: will be for a
full three weeks prior to show day. This means, no new rodents into your
home/rattery or taking your rats outside until show day.