Did you know...
- Baby rabbits have no smell or odor —This helps hide and protect them.
- Bunny’s ears—no matter what shape—hear all, sense all and cool bunny when it’s hot!
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- Life expectancy: Dwarfs: 5-7 years, Larger breeds: 6-10 years.
- Growing (<6 months of age) or reproductively active female rabbits get timothy hay (free choice), a small amount of
appropriate timothy/alfalfa pellets (1/4th cup per 5 lbs body weight) and appropriate fresh greens.
- Other rabbits over 6 months of age get free choice timothy hay (free choice), a small amount of
timothy based pellets (1/4th cup per 5 lbs body weight) and appropriate greens.
- House your rabbit in a well-ventilated wire cage in a low stress location away from other pets.
- Use “Care Fresh” or Aspen bedding, “Yesterday’s News” for litter and keep bedding and litter dry and clean.
- The larger the enclosure the better, but offer a secure hiding area as well.
- Cost: $10 - $150
- Do not shave the fur on your rabbit’s feet can lead to pressure sores and debilitating infection.
- Do not use Cedar shavings as these can lead to respiratory tract and liver disease.
- Exercise is very important.
- Health tips: Annual check ups with dental evaluation and appropriate parasite screening are needed to ensure the best health for your rabbit.
- We perform a full physical examination, discuss diet, husbandry, environmental enrichment and preventative care to help extend and improve your rabbits’s life.
- Encephalitozoon and Pasteurella screening is available for all pet rabbits. These can be chronic hidden but debilitating diseases as bunnies age. <