Rats

Giant Rat Invasion?!

The Doctors discuss a viral photo posted by a pest exterminator who recently caught a 16 and 19-inch rat on the job. Is this telling of a new giant rat invasion?

Can a Rodent Phobia be Cured?

A mom with a crippling phobia of rodents reaches out to The Doctors for help. Behavioral expert Gary Coxe takes her into The Doctors’ Panic Room to help her overcome her debilitating fear.

Did You Know Rats Can Invade Through Your Toilet?!

After learning about complaints to an animal control office in Washington, D.C., National Geographic studied how rats can swim up your plumbing and into your toilet. Find out how, and what an encounter with a rat could mean for your health.

Do Rats Spread Deadly Diseases?

A team of pathogen hunters from Columbia University is studying rats in New York City to determine which viruses the rodents carry and whether they can make humans sick.

Restaurant Rat Map?

Could you unknowingly be dining with rodents? The Doctors discuss a new interactive map of New York City that shows residents which restaurants may have a rat problem.