While any rabbit is a cute pet, the lop rabbit ranks among some of the most popular rabbit types and for good reason. Incredibly cute, cuddly and sweet dispositions all add up to make them desirable pets, while their intrinsic attractive appearance make them great show animals. Perhaps the most distinctive feature on the lop eared rabbit, is the large ears. They are thick and wide and they flop along side of the head area. Out of all the domestic breeds … [Read more...] about Lop Rabbit – A Popular Rabbit Breed
Male vs Female Rabbits… Naturally as with any animal there are good and bad points for owning each gender. Female Rabbits Around 5/6 months of age females Rabbits can be a very difficult to deal with or control as their hormones kick in and the urge to nest and breed becomes overwhelming. Signs of this include: Becoming territorial not letting anyone near the cage for feeding or cleaning. You may have trouble handling them. They also … [Read more...] about What Type of Rabbit is the Best
Many people don't know this, but rabbits are trainable animals. Make sure to bond and get your rabbit to trust you before you start training. The most important piece of training equipment is a clicker. A clicker doesn't command the rabbit to do anything, it just lets the rabbit know that the behavior that he is doing is good and he gets a treat. Follow the tricks in the order I put them in. If you do an hour of rabbit training, a day, your … [Read more...] about How to Clicker Train a Rabbit
When you first bring your rabbit home allow a couple of days for them to get used to their cage and accustomed to their surrounds. This will also give you an opportunity to see where they decide to go to the toilet so you are able to set up their litter box in a spot of their choosing. Allowing your rabbit to run unsupervised is not a good idea, especially when they are new to your home. Remember to keep your eye on your rabbit for all out of … [Read more...] about Rabbit Litter and Litter Box Training
Many health problems in rabbits can be avoided through an appropriate diet. Rabbits have a somewhat complicated digestive system that requires food that is adapted to it. Rabbits are strict herbivores. The right diet is important to keep your rabbit healthy and cheerful. And with all the misconception surrounding rabbit eating habits the right diet becomes a matter of life and death for the rabbit! Feeding Rabbits Properly Note that regular food … [Read more...] about What Do Rabbits Eat?
Rabbits are social animals that love to interact with their owners and other rabbits. This intelligent and social creature thrives in a living environment where it can play, exercise and bond with a loving caretaker. Rabbits make great pets because bunny behavior is different than the behavior of other small pets. To ensure your bunny is happy though, you’ll need to follow a few key tips for interacting with your bunny. House Rabbit A house rabbit … [Read more...] about Bunny Behavior
So, why dwarf rabbits? Well, the most obvious reason is because they're so unbelievably adorable! Let's see some of the most common dwarf rabbit facts. They are relatively low maintenance, are quite sociable, and, compared to say dogs or cats, have a much more mild temper. Dwarf rabbits love to chew things, which is quite necessary for them to file down their teeth. You can give your dwarf rabbit a lot of different things to chew on: wooden treats, … [Read more...] about Dwarf Rabbits Facts
Rabbits are included in the family of Leporidae, which means a family of mammals. They can be seen in the woodland, grasslands, meadows and wetlands, and they also live as a group. The European rabbit lives in subterranean burrows or perhaps a rabbit hole. In the United States, we could actually locate one half of the planets rabbit populace. The male rabbit is regarded as being a buck, and doe for the female. Similar to cats, the younger … [Read more...] about The Best Facts About Rabbits
Small, furry, quiet, domesticated, low-maintenance and come in a variety of colors – what else can you ask for from a pet? All these facts apply to one of the most popular breeds of rabbits in the world: the Netherland Dwarf Rabbits. Netherland Dwarf Rabbit Size and Appearance As the name implies, this breed originated from the Netherlands and they are a lot smaller than other rabbit breeds. Dutch rabbits are small. By age of 4 to 5 weeks, they reach … [Read more...] about 12 Netherland Dwarf Rabbits Facts
Yes, pet rabbits can be cute, cuddly, balls of wonderful fun, but they are also fragile creatures that require care, quiet, and patience. Many people have a stereotypical idea of how a pet rabbit will be. They think it will be all soft and cuddly and will be an ideal pet for a small child. However the reality is that they are not like this and they are not always a good idea to have as a child’s pet – especially a very young child. So lets have … [Read more...] about Are Rabbits Good Pets for Children?