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    Pet Rabbits – Nail Care Tips

    Trimming your rabbit’s nails can be a trial. Rabbits are akin to small dogs in that they tend to be fairly high strung. As prey for so many larger species, they evolved to be on a constant look out for danger. Even though they’re safe and well protected in your home, those instincts are still […]

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    Pet Rabbits – Pet Rabbits and Children

    Parents will often get a rabbit specifically as a pet for their child. Your child looks at you with those big eyes and says ‘please’ and the rabbit comes home. But rabbits are unlike cats or dogs and don’t react the same way to child behavior. Rabbits have abilities that evolved in the species over […]

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    Pet Rabbits – Rabbit Cage Guidelines

    Domestic rabbits spend most of their lives in a cage. That sometimes strike people as sad, but the rabbits don’t seem to mind too much. Unlike dogs or other pets, they don’t rebel at the cage, so much as see it as a safe haven. Rabbits like warrens. But there is one difference between a […]

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    Pet Rabbits – Choosing a Rabbit

    Novices seeking a rabbit for a pet are often surprised to learn how many different types there are. The American Rabbit Breeders Association recognizes about 50 different breeds, though they have strict criteria. There are many more. They range from the American to the Vienna. There are breeds that weigh a couple of pounds, like […]

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    Pet Rabbits – Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease (RHD)

    RHD or Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease is a condition that may occur in domestic rabbits. Some signs are easy to detect, such as a foamy, bloody nasal discharge or flipping excitedly inside their cage. Symptoms do vary and include lethargy, rapid and substantial weight loss, and others. Regrettably, it’s often the case that by the time […]

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    Pet Rabbits – Spaying and Neutering

    Rabbits reach sexual maturity at about age six months. It varies somewhat by breed. Spaying is the surgical procedure carried out on females in which their mature organs are removed, neutering involves removing the testes of the male but not the penis – neutering is not the same as full castration. There are pros and […]

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    Pet Rabbits – The Proper Diet

    What is ‘proper’ in a rabbit’s diet depends on what kind of creature it is. And since rabbits are herbivores, they need to be fed exclusively plant material – grains, vegetables and the occasional fruit. Rabbits need substantial grassy fiber and a good deal of vegetable protein. They have fairly delicate digestive systems and they […]