Rabbit Care Section

Aggressive Rabbits October 13, 2013 by Mairwen Guard - Rabbits are not what they seem. Under that cute, furry exterior lurks a determined, self-motivated little devil that has the potential to be aggressive and sometimes downright horrid! Unlike dogs, rabbits have never learnt that their well-being depends on their owner providing them with food and shelter, and therefore they give the accurate appearance of… read more →
Grooming your rabbit or guinea pig September 15, 2013 by Mairwen Guard - How many of us have fallen for a beautiful fluffy baby rabbit or guinea pig and bought it on impulse without giving any thought about coping with the fur? Far too many of us I suspect! It’s not long before such a gorgeous creature becomes a real chore, with tight matts forming all over the… read more →
BONDING YOUR RABBIT September 13, 2013 by Mairwen Guard - Most rabbits are territorial by nature. However, this does not mean that they have to lead solitary lives. Rabbits that live in compatible pairs or small groups benefit in many ways, including companionship, mental and physical stimulation, and not least a grooming partner! Once you see how happy rabbits are when living in bonded pairs… read more →
Rabbit housing and accommodation September 13, 2013 by Mairwen Guard - HOUSING Rabbits can be housed outside all year round in a good quality weatherproof hutch with a separate draught-free dark area, attached permanently to a secure run, as illustrated above.  Do not be concerned if your rabbit uses the sleeping area as his toilet as this behaviour is quite common.  A litter tray can be… read more →
Feeding your rabbit September 10, 2013 by Mairwen Guard - FEEDING Feeding your rabbit correctly is very important indeed.  Let's start with a short film about how to feed your rabbit: You may also like to view the following video, which is actually very amusing as well as informative, and was made by the RSPCA: Be consistent with the type of dry food given and… read more →

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