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.
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.
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!
Sometimes it's hard to tell whether rabbits are sick or not. Here are five signs that may indicate that your bunny is not feeling well.
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.
Small pets are easy to care for on a superficial level, but are you giving your pet rabbit the best care you possibly can?
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!
Bunnies can make great pets for kids, but some types of rabbits make better companions for children than others.
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.
These rabbits have huge hearts and even bigger personalities. If you're interested in a rabbit that's the epitome of rabbitude packed into an adorably tiny package, then the Netherland Dwarf might be just the right breed for you.
In this article, you will learn all about New Zealand Whites and why they are such popular pets to own.
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.
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.
Learn why your rabbit is making the noises he is. Grinding teeth is for a rabbit what purring is to a cat.
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. Learn what's normal and what might be cause for a vet visit.
Choosing a name for your bunny is one of the fun things about getting a new rabbit. But sometimes it's just so hard to find the right inspiration. Your bunny's name shouldn't just be cute, it should also be easy for the rabbit to understand.
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.
Is it okay for a bunny to eat chicken scraps? The answer is no. Learn why rabbits should only eat plant-sourced foods like grass, hay and vegetables.
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.
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). Learn how big they get, what they're like as pets, and what characteristics are important for show bunnies.
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.
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.
This article looks at how to house, feed, and care for your dwarf rabbit and what health issues are potentially fatal.
A relatively under-discussed phenomenon in rabbit-keeping is moulting. Not to worry—moulting is a common occurrence in most cases.
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.
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.
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?
Rabbits were meant to roam free. Learn how to set up an outdoor cage with frequent opportunities for daytime outings in your yard or garden.
While many rabbits' ears are consistently erect, some rabbits have two floppy ears or one erect ear and one floppy ear. This article discusses several potential causes of floppy ears in rabbits.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Little fuzzy balls of fluff, Jersey Woolly rabbits are beautiful animals, and they make beautiful pets.
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...
This elegant breed is nearly extinct in the US but has a vibrant history and a personality to match!
Yes, bunnies are incredibly cute, playful, and fun little individuals, but they also have some tendencies that may be somewhat surprising to the uninitiated.
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 just fine!
Bunnies love personal hygiene. Although they spend a lot of time grooming themselves, your pet needs some help keeping everything clean and clipped.
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...
If your bunny seems to regard you with mistrust and suspicion, you should know that this is fairly common rabbit behavior. Learn how to understand and become friends with your bunny.
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.
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?
As a new bunny owner, you may notice some undesirable behaviors as you introduce your pet to its new home. Here are some tips on how to avoid these behaviors and discipline your rabbit appropriately.
Here are some 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.
Learn all about Rex Rabbits in this helpful guide. These rabbits are soft and cuddly little creatures that make for great pets.
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.
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.