Rabbits do not communicate with words, so sometimes it is hard to tell if they love you. Here are some signs that can let you know.
New Zealand Whites are popular rabbits as pets, in the show ring, and unfortunately in the laboratory and meat/fur farm. New Zealand White Rabbits are easily distinguished by their relatively large and solid bodies covered in dense white fur, their...
A relatively under-discussed phenomenon in rabbit-keeping is moulting. Not to worry—moulting is a common occurrence in most cases.
One ear up, one ear down. Why oh why? Why do some bunnies have ears that point straight up and other rabbits have ears that flop over? A hubber recently had this curious question to ask: Why do one of my bunnies ears stay fallen over? None of his...
Rabbits, whilst being incredibly cute, playful, fun little individuals, also have some tendencies that may be somewhat surprising to the uninitiated. Though they are prey animals, they can have a somewhat vicious streak at times, and those big...
Do you know how to take care of a dwarf rabbit? If not, read through this article carefully and get knowledge and tips on how to best care for these tiny, but awesome, rabbits.
Choosing a name for your bunny is one of the fun things about getting a new rabbit. But sometimes its just so hard to come up with any inspiration. Your bunny's name shouldn't just be cute, it should also be easy for the Rabbit to understand. Easy...
New pet rabbits need some time to adjust to their home environment. Here are some tips for helping introduce the new rabbit to your home and pets.
Are you a rabbit owner? Are you thinking about getting a pet rabbit? Here are a few tips from a 12-year rabbit parent: How to raise a house rabbit.
If you have a new rabbit, you might be surprised by how much poop it makes. You might even think that it is sick. However, keep in mind that rabbits do poop a lot. In fact, what might seem like up to a hundred or more little hard round pellets a day...
Straw and hay are both dried grass products that look similar, but one is full of nutritional goodness for your rabbit and the other is only good for bedding. Rabbits need hay to eat, in fact, a rabbit could have just hay and water to eat and be...
If you've ever been to a pet store, then you are probably already familiar with the mini lop (also known as the Holland Lop). These little floppy eared bunnies have found great favor in the pet trade, in spite of the fact that oftentimes their...
A pet rabbit may be healthy one day, sick the next, and then die very suddenly. Why does this happen? Sometimes, the rabbit is older than the owner realizes. Read on for more possible answers.
The ingestion of feed of high fiber has allowed the rabbit to survive and flourish, and it has evolved many characteristics that complement and depend upon this diet. In order to have ideally healthy pets, diets should mimic a rabbit's natural food intake as much as possible, as most deviations from natural feed result in severe health problems.
If you have ever thought about getting a rabbit, here is some information to help you decide if a rabbit is the right pet for you. Just remember your new pet will need you all year long—not just at Easter time!
If you like to do things yourself and save money in the process, building your own rabbit hutch is an excellent way to create a home for your bunny rabbits.
Whilst rabbits in general are not recommended as pets for children because of their high maintenance requirements, these ten breeds are make wonderful pets, provided they are treated well and handled correctly.
Keeping rabbits outside in the winter can be very challenging. Here are a few tips to safely keep your rabbits warm, fed, and watered during cold weather.
If you spend any amount of time with a bunny, you will notice how much their cute little noses twitch. But why does a bunny twitch its nose so much, and what can you learn from their nose twitching?
Just because your rabbit will eat it doesn't mean it's good. Read on for a list of no-nos and things to avoid when feeding your bunny.
There aren't many critters out there whose cuteness can compete with the adorable long and floppy ears of a bunny rabbit! Here are 350+ cute bunny names for your precious new pet!
Owning a rabbit is lovely and rewarding, but they need certain elements in their lives to ensure they are properly cared for. Please read my tips below.
Tiny rabbits with huge hearts and even bigger personalities: If you're interested in a rabbit that's the epitome of rabitude packed into an adorable tiny package, than the Netherland Dwarf might be the right breed for you. These spirited little...
Small pets are easy to care for on a superficial level, but are you giving your pet rabbit the best care you possibly can?
While all rabbits make amazing pets, different breeds bring different character and personality traits into your home. Here are 15 rabbit breeds that make great pets, with care information and photos.
Can you put your bunny in clothes? Yes. Wicket is modeling a little pink sports sweater in the picture to demonstrate just how amenable bunnies can be to wearing clothing. It's a natural human urge to want to dress our pets, no doubt an extension of...
Dogs and cats are the most common pets in North America. Rabbits are less abundant but make fantastic companions. Contrary to popular belief, however, they aren't necessarily low-maintenance pets. Find out whether you can handle the chores, time and finances required by bunny ownership.
One of the first things you'll realize as a bunny owner is that your bunny is quite naughty. Rabbits are always sticking their noses into things they shouldn't, chewing things they shouldn't and biting that which they shouldn't, which sometimes...
Many people keep rabbits as pets or for breeding, but are their rabbits actually happy? Here are the telltale signs of whether your bunny is healthy and happy or unwell and depressed.
Rabbits are social animals that love to rub noses, eat freshly rained grass, and feel the dirt between their furry toes. Is it because they are silent that we subject them to a lifetime behind bars?
When getting a cage for your bunny, it is important to remember that the cage needs to accommodate the size that the rabbit will grow to, not necessarily the size that the bunny is at the time you buy the cage. Read on to find out more.
Bunnies can make great pets for kids, but some types of rabbits make better companions for children than others.
Considering the care of dwarf rabbits, this article looks at what is a dwarf rabbit, how to house, feed and care for your rabbit and what health issues are potentially fatal to a dwarf rabbit
Rabbits need toys to live happy and healthy lives. Luckily, homemade toys are easy and fun to DIY. You'll find all kinds of ideas and instructions here!
Because bunnies are quite different from other animals, it can sometime be hard to know whether they are sick or not. Here are some signs to look for that may indicate that your rabbit is not feeling well. Please note that if you think your bunny is...
Here's the good news: If you're the owner of a rabbit and wish to know what's on your bunny's mind, you can. Here are the good and bad behavioral signs communicated by rabbits.
Xena writes: My bunny Floppie always gets really hungry after breakfast and dinner then it goes into the bin and eats the chicken scraps, only the chicken scraps. Is this okay? No Xena, this is not okay, for several reasons. The first reason is...
Rex rabbits come in two main types, Mini Rex, and the standard Rex. I will deal with each type seperately so as to avoid confusion. Rex Rabbits The standard Rex has a beautiful velvety fur that is popular in the fur trade (not something I...
A bored bunny is a bad bunny, and many rabbits are bored simply because their owners have little appreciation for how smart they are, and how much they need to play and 'work' their brains. If you got a rabbit because you thought they were a dull...
Tips for selecting and taking care of your first pet rabbit. Rabbits make wonderful pets, but there are some things that you will need to consider before bringing one home. A guide to starting off right with your new furry friend.
One of the greatest tragedies of the rabbit keeping pet craze is the way that rabbits who were designed by nature to roam free over wide tracts of land end up barely being able to hop a few feet in either direction their entire lives. Though most...
Bunnies love personal hygiene. Although they spend a lot of time grooming themselves, your pet needs some help keeping everything clean and clipped.
Why do rabbits lose their fur? It all comes down to breed, season, and biology. It's part of their nature to shed their coat, and sometimes they shed it all in one go for a few weeks at a time.
A carrot a day may be the popular way, but your bunny needs other munchies too. A healthy bunny hops over to a bowl filled with pellets, fruit and vegetables. Here's how you can serve meals that are tasty and complete.
Tiny, cute, and extra fuzzy—Lionhead rabbits are one of the newest breeds of domestic rabbits in the United States. They are, however, already one of the most popular rabbit breeds among pet rabbit owners.
Do you have a bunny who doesn't want to be touched or cuddled? With some time and dedication you could have a bunny who feels safe enough in your company to be picked up or cuddled.
This elegant breed is nearly extinct in the US but has a vibrant history and a personality to match!
Are you having trouble figuring out a name for your new pet rabbit? This article has been specifically designed to help people like you decide on the perfect name for their fuzzy friend.
There are all sorts of fun, commercially available toys for rabbits. These are great for entertaining your pet and keeping its mind busy.
Learn why your rabbit is making the noises he is. Grinding teeth is for a rabbit what purring is to a cat.
If you've recently purchased a fuzzy baby bunny, or perhaps been gifted one by some kind hearted person, you're no doubt a little confused. What exactly does one DO with a bunny? For starters, I am not a fan of keeping rabbits outdoors. Once you get...
Having a pet bunny can be one of the most rewarding experiences, but it can be traumatizing when it approaches the end of its life. Here's what to expect.
Rabbits can't tell you when they feel sick. It's up to you to figure out what is wrong with them. Here are some common problems that can make a bunny ill or uncomfortable.
There are many rabbits at animal shelters and just like cats and dogs, they await their forever home. If you're interested in rescuing a bunny, then this article is for you.