Do House Rabbit Repellants Work?

In short, it depends on your rabbit. Some are completely unfazed by them and will continue chewing regardless, others are horrified by the foul new smell/taste and will henceforth leave your baseboards alone. Rabbit repellants shouldn’t be used instead of proper rabbit proofing. The general rule of thumb to follow is that if you don’t … Read more

How to Train A Rabbit to Be Friendly

There’s a common misconception out there that rabbits are naturally friendly, and er, that’s not necessarily true. In reality, a rabbit’s temperament is just part of who they are, and you can’t really change that. However, much like dogs, you can modify your behaviour to be a better caregiver to your bunny If your bunny … Read more

Are Lilies Poisonous to Rabbits?

Yes, lilies are poisonous to rabbits BUT not to the extent that they are to cats. It’s not actually clear what it is in lilies that caused such severe (like, fatal) kidney failure in cats, but it seems pretty feline-specific. BUT Do NOT encourage your rabbit to eat lilies. Keep bunnies and lilies (and pretty … Read more

How to Bunny-Proof The Garden

Let me just explain that this article will detail how to keep PET rabbits IN the garden, it’s not about keeping WILD rabbits OUT of the garden. Although one of the major points is building a rabbit proof fence, and I’m pretty sure they’re two way fences, so I guess it doesn’t matter which side … Read more

How to Bunny-Proof The Couch

I have never gotten a new sofa. We’ve always got hand me downs. Why? Er, because there are few things rabbits prefer to chew on than the corners of couches. You know, the same places that cats love to scratch. If you’re wondering if your rabbit will destroy an item of furniture, always start off … Read more

How to Bunny-Proof Under The Bed

If you’re looking for an answer to the question ‘why the hell does my rabbit insist on going under my bed every chance they get’ I’m afraid I can’t help you. I don’t know what switch flips in their brain to make under the bed the ultimate destination, I just know that it exists. We’ve … Read more

How to Make A Digging Box For A Rabbit

Rabbits dig. This isn’t a behaviour you can train out of them – it would be like trying training to train a dog not to sniff on walks – practically impossible, unnecessary, and kinda mean. But what you can do, to ensure your carpets are keep (largely) claw-mark free is invest in a digging box. … Read more

Which Pet Should I get? Rabbit or Dog?

This feels like a slightly seedy article to write, because I love both animals. Heck, I love ALL animals. Even sharks and wasps. But some animals are more suited to your lifestyle than others. Sure, dogs and bunnies are both cute, but are you willing to walk a dog in below zero temperatures on dark … Read more

Should I cover My Rabbit’s Cage at Night?

In a word, no. There’s no reason why you should need to cover your rabbit’s cage at night. I’ll go through a list of reasons why you might want to cover your rabbits up at night, and then kind of debunk them. Then we’ll cover why it’s not a great idea, and what to do … Read more