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

What should be in a rabbit’s first aid kit?

rabbit on blanket

It took me too long to realise that having a bunny first aid kit can be so helpful. The problem is you only realise that you need one when it’s too late. So let this be a sign – make yourself a rabbit first aid kit. They also make a great gift for other bunny … 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 to treat rabbit GI stasis at home

It’s scary when rabbits go into GI stasis, but with a bit of forward planning, it can be treated at home. Seeing a vet is always a good idea, but it’s still a good idea to have a few home remedies in those times that vets can’t be reached. Before we start, I do a … 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

How do you wash a bunny?

If you’re lucky, you’ll never have to wash a bunny. Only one of mine has ever needed frequent washing, and luckily she was super chill. Unfortunately she was giant cross, so the process took a bit of engineering to be most efficient, but we got their in the end. Do you need to wash your … Read more

How long do pet rabbits live?

I think this topic is really interesting, purely because it’s changed so much in my (admittedly not short) lifetime. When I was a kid, rabbits lived to be between the ages of three and five years old. A six year old rabbit was considered to be a really good age, and was pretty rare. Nowadays, … Read more

How much do pet rabbits weigh?

As rabbit owners, it’s important to keep an eye on our rabbits’ weight. But it’s not that easy. For a start, there are many shapes and sizes of rabbits. Your rabbit’s sex and age can affect their weight. And that’s before we hit the real issue: how to get your rabbit to stay still long … Read more

Do house rabbits smell?

One of the main arguments I’ve seen against keeping rabbits in the house is that they’ll make your house smell. House rabbits shouldn’t smell, or at least, they shouldn’t smell bad. If they do, it’s usually for one of these reasons: The rabbit is overweight They’re arthritic They’re ill They’re not drinking enough water They’re … Read more