How do you keep your rabbit cool in the summertime? We've touched on how to protect your dogs from the heat in the past, but you don't often hear about protecting bunnies. Did you know rabbits don't cope well with hot temperatures? While many animals can regulate their own body temperature, bunnies need extra help staying cool. Indoor bunnies don't have cool underground burrows … [Read more...] about How to Keep Your Rabbit Cool During the Summer
Small Animal Care
Have you decided that a rabbit is the right pet for you? Considered factors in your life such as whether you have children (rabbits aren’t good pets for young kids), allergies (hay, the main source of a rabbit’s diet, is not an uncommon one), other pets (like cats or dogs), the budget and necessary space, and most importantly the time in your life to spend giving care and … [Read more...] about How to Choose the Right Rabbit
So you've done your research, decided that a rabbit is right for you, and you're ready to take on the challenge of rabbit parenthood. Although I've already discussed the basics of feeding, there's still a lot to learn about these cute and funny little creatures! While they're very easy to love, they're not always as easy to care for. Rabbits have a life span of 10+ years and … [Read more...] about Basic Bunny Care
I wasn't looking to get a rabbit. I've always been a cat person, ever since I can remember, but when I laid eyes on my brother's new pet I fell fast and hard. She was fluffy, small, and the cutest thing I'd ever laid eyes on. Her panda markings only strengthened her adorable factor. In short, I never stood a chance. That was several years ago. I relished the time I spent … [Read more...] about Is a Rabbit the Right Pet for You?
With special guest Biscotti! I hate to break it to you, but you’ve been lied to your entire life. Bugs Bunny aside, rabbits do not subsist on carrots. The pet food store isn’t much help, either. Even if there’s a rabbit on the package, that doesn’t mean the brand has your pet’s best interest at heart. Rabbits aren’t like cats or dogs, or even other rodents like hamsters. … [Read more...] about What to Feed Your Rabbit