How do I play with my rabbit?

In a nutshell, you sit down and watch your rabbit play until they call on you. It’s like playing with a toddler that wants to be left alone. Because your rabbit doesn’t want to play with toys you give them. They want you to go away and leave that delicious corner of the sofa for … Read more

Do house rabbits like blankets?

Oh, yeah. Yep, they really do. Don’t you just love the image of a cute fluffy bunny snuggled up in a toasty blankey? Yeah, no, they don’t do that. Now, this isn’t the case for all rabbits, but approx 75% of my rabbits have gone INSANE when presented with a blanket on the floor. Insane … Read more

Where is the best place to get a rabbit?

I’m a bit biased here, because I exclusively get my rabbits from a rescue. Actually, not true. Some of my rabbits have been foundlings, but I tend to pass those onto rescues, and foster them until they find a new home. Why you should get a rabbit from a rescue As I said, I believe … Read more

How do you get your rabbit to trust you?

rabbit on grass

I want to preempt this article by making sure that everyone’s clear that it can take a long time to build trust with a rabbit. They’re prey animals. They have no idea what your intentions are. Some rabbits trust freely. I fostered a rex once that had no fear of anything. She’d been living in … Read more

What do rabbits need to be happy?

Rabbits don’t need much to be happy. They can have hours of fun with a paper bag, for example. But it’s important that, as house rabbit caregivers, we learn how to treat our rabbits so that they can be happy. That sounds obvious, but it wasn’t that long ago that we thought it was perfectly … Read more

How long does it take to bond rabbits?

two rabbits grooming each other

The answer to this question is both as long as it takes, and longer than you might think. Rabbits are far more aggressive to one another than you might think, and think nothing of fighting to the death for no apparent reason. You need to be patient when it comes to bonding – it’s definitely … Read more

How do I keep my pet rabbit healthy?

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It’s easy to keep rabbit’s healthy, once you get the basics right. If you follow all these tips, you should be looking at a healthy, happy bunny. 1. Keep your rabbit healthy by keeping it indoors Controversial I know, but having kept rabbits inside and outside, I firmly believe that it’s easier to keep rabbit’s … Read more

Can you take your rabbit for a walk?

I have never taken any of my rabbits for a walk. I have ONCE tried to get one of my rabbits in a harness. I needed to do a lot of research for this post. If you have anything to add, feel free to leave a comment. I have no desire to walk my rabbits. … Read more

What’s the best breed of rabbit for a first-time owner?

I need to preface this article with a disclaimer: breed does NOT guarantee temperament. In any animal. For every sweet and loving Lionhead, there’s a total arsehole. I always advocate getting a rescue rabbit – here’s why There are SO many rabbits in rescue centres. When we were looking for Holly and Daisy, we came … Read more

Are house rabbits high or low maintenance?

This is quite a hard question to answer – all pets are high maintenance to some degree. Personally, I find house rabbits low maintenance because they fit in really well with my lifestyle and I love spending time with them. I don’t intend this article to make you think rabbits are low maintenance – I … Read more