Welcome to the National Fancy Rat Society

The NFRS was formed in 1976 by a group of enthusiasts intent on promoting the rat both as a pet and an exhibition animal. Over the years this philosophy has been upheld so that now, as then, we are equally open to breeders, pet owners or people who are a mixture of the two. The NFRS is the club for everyone who appreciates the rat for what it is - a superior pet and fancy animal.

Join the NFRS

Members get access to our online forum, receive our bi-monthly magazine (Pro-Rat-a) and can win trophies at shows!

Become a member


The NFRS runs shows across the country. Find out more info about your local show, and come along to find out more about rats or enter your own.

Learn more about shows

Find a Breeder

If you are looking to get your pet rats, the NFRS has a Breeders' List of registered studs and ratteries. You can find a local breeder.

Breeders' List

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