RABBITS

How to introduce rabbits successfully

Every rabbit needs a friend. Rabbits evolved to live in groups, never alone. Keeping a single rabbit deprives your pet of one of their most fundamental requirements; the company of its own kind. Once you have witnessed a bonded pair of rabbits grooming each other, lying down together and eating together, it’s unlikely you will…

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How to bond with your rabbits

Do you have a rabbit or are you thinking about getting one or two? If so, here are a few pointers about how to go about improving or developing your relationship with your bunny. Rabbits are beautiful, curious animals that deserve to live full and enriched lives. Here are some basic bunny requirements that will…

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House training your rabbit

Sharing your home with a couple of rabbits can be a rewarding and fun experience. However it’s a decision which should not be taken lightly. Your home will need to be bunny proofed so that you can live in harmony and the house rabbits will also need their own safe enclosed area. Rabbits live in…

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Winter safety advice for your rabbit

Whether you have an indoor rabbit, an outdoor rabbit or one that enjoys the best of both worlds, it is important to make sure that their husbandry needs are met when we are experiencing unusually cold weather. While rabbits that go outdoors can generally do very well even during the coldest winter snap, they do…

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Keep your rabbit's teeth in good condition

Rabbits are herbivores, which means they have evolved over thousands of years to live on plant material. Unlike dogs and cats or us humans; rabbit’s teeth grow continually throughout their lives. This means that in order to keep them healthy, a rabbit must wear down its teeth at the same rate that they grow. They…

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Rabbit diet advice

How to feed your rabbit to avoid health problems It’s really important to learn about the way a rabbit digests its food. Then we can begin to understand why nutrition is so important when it comes to maintaining health and preventing problems. Rabbits have spent millions of years evolving a very efficient way of digesting…

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10 signs that your rabbit is under the weather

10 signs that your rabbit is under the weather 1. Not moving around, sitting hunched up This can be a sign of several different problems with your rabbit. There may be nothing else to see, but your rabbit needs veterinary attention as many conditions are fatal if not treated urgently. 2. Loss of appetite, looking…

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How to fulfil your rabbits' needs

How to fulfil your rabbits' needs Rabbits may seem like a low-maintenance pet but it is important to ensure that you are meeting their needs. We outline here the major welfare requirements that should be fulfilled for all rabbits. If you want to know more, the vets at your local Healthy Pet Club practice will…

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How to keep your rabbits active

How to keep your rabbits active With the warmer weather upon us, it is great for your pet rabbits to be outside and active. Of course, they should have enough space to be active all year round, but now is a good time to think about what they need in the way of outdoor housing.…

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Moving house with your rabbit

Moving house with your rabbit Routine and familiarity are important for rabbits, so moving house can be particularly stressful for them. Our article gives you advice on how to move successfully with your pet. If you have any concerns, either before or after the move, contact your local Healthy Pet Club practice for advice. Overheating…

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