Read About Pet Rabbit Information

p>Pet Rabbit Information and everything you need to know to take the best care of your pet is included in this article.

Pet Rabbit Information - Health

  1. Inoculations:

    You need to keep your rabbits inoculations up-to-date. Rabbits require two vaccines yearl, the Viral Haemorrhagic Disease (VHD) and Myxomatosis vaccines.
  2. Vet Visits:

    You need to take your rabbit to your veterinarian annually for check ups, inoculations, or anytime your rabbit becomes ill.
  3. Grooming:

    Short hair rabbits do not usually need to be groomed. However, long haired bunnies will require grooming on a regular basis to prevent the coat from becoming matted.
  4. Pet Proofing Your Home:

    Rabbits are very curious and love to chew. If you allow your rabbit to be loose in your home, you will need to cover all electrical wires so rabbits do not chew them. They also love to chew wood.
  5. Environment:

    Rabbits can be housed either indoors or outdoors. When housing your rabbit outdoors, you need to keep them warm during the winter months and cool during the summer months. Rabbits are more comfortable in cool weather versus warmer weather.
  6. Exercise:

    Rabbits love to play and jump. When rabbits become excited and happy, they tend to jump. You should allow enough room in their cage or hutch for them to jump and play.

Pet Rabbit Information - Food

  1. Type:

    Rabbits should be fed a pellet food or rabbit mix food daily. They also need a mixture of fresh fruit, fresh vegetables, a grass mixture, or flowers everyday. In addition, you need to feed your rabbit hay.
  2. Variety or Always the Same:

    You should not vary the type of pellet or rabbit mix fed to your rabbit. They like a constant diet. However, you can vary their fresh fruit, fresh vegetables, grasses, and flowers.
  3. Bowls -- Fancy or Plain:

    There are many different bowls you can buy for your rabbit. As long as there is food in its bowl, the rabbit is not really concerned how fancy or plain that bowl might be.
  4. Treats:

    Rabbits love to receive treats. When giving your rabbit a treat, you should restrict those treats that are high in sugar, which can cause obesity in your pet.

Pet Rabbit Information - Temperament

  1. Pet Temperament:

    A rabbit is not usually an aggressive animal. They would rather have a place to hide or retreat to if they are scared than to be aggressive.
  2. Pet Socialization:

    Rabbits are very sociable animals. If you put two males, called bucks, together in the same vicinity, you may notice some fighting. This fighting behavior is very common. Since rabbits are usually scared of dogs and cats, it is probably best to keep those pets away from your rabbit. Rabbits are usually sociable with humans, though they should be introduced slowly to strangers.
  3. Playing With Your Pet:

    Rabbits love to play with their owners daily.
  4. Behavior Problems:

    While rabbits might behavioral issues occasionally, you can work with your rabbit to overcome them.
  5. Training:

    If you start working with your rabbit at a young age, it can be trained, especially when using a litter box.

Pet Rabbit Information - Supplies

  1. What You Need:

    Supplies you need for your rabbit might consist of a cage or hutch, food bowls, water bottle, litter and litter box, a warren or place to hide in, bedding for the cage made of pine shavings, rabbit food, hay, and rabbit treats.
  2. What You'll Want:

    You might want to buy some rabbit toys for their cage.