Care & Feeding


Is a Rabbit the Best Pet for You?

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.


Bringing Home Your First Pet Rabbit

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.


Do Rabbits Need Straw or Hay?

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!


Can Rabbits Wear Clothes?

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...


Feeding a Rabbit: Its Diet and Nutritional Needs

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.