By Lucile C Moore

All features of rabbit take care of either new and skilled puppy rabbit proprietors are mentioned during this guide. precise info on tips on how to apartment, feed, and educate rabbits is equipped, with a finished scientific part on making a first reduction equipment, diagnosing diverse rabbit ailments, and giving emergency care. Rabbits make up one of many fastest-growing segments of the puppy inhabitants, and with extra puppy proprietors picking to maintain their rabbits interior complete time, this advisor lays out sensible info for making rabbits a fit a part of any relations.

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Remember too, the more rabbits you have, the more expense and time they require. If you find you love rabbits you can always adopt more in the future. That’s what I did—I started with one, and soon had nine. adopting Your Rabbit Shelters I strongly recommend adopting your rabbit from a local shelter or rescue group. Nothing feels better than giving a rejected or abandoned pet a second chance at a happy life and seeing it blossom, given love and attention. Some of these rabbits will already be altered, and save you the time, expense, and worry.

You will see that one special rabbit that appeals to you, and he or she may not be at all the breed, sex, or age you planned on! This has happened to me more than once— I always preferred the looks of larger, brown, stand-up eared bunnies that reminded me of wild rabbits. Yet three of my nine rabbits are small lop-eared bunnies. I saw them, fell in love with them, and that was that. 42 3 BEFORE BRINGING BUNNY HOME Before you bring your new rabbit home, it is essential to be prepared. It is a good idea to have a cage, food, and other basic supplies on hand, and to have your house rabbit-proofed.

These are delicate areas with skin and veins that are easily torn. Don’t forget to hold your rabbit very firmly at all times. A phone ringing, a door slamming, a cough or sneeze, a loud noise on television—any of these things and hundreds of others may cause your rabbit to suddenly spring from your arms with a powerful kick of his hind legs. If you are not prepared for this, the rabbit will go flying and may get hurt. One of my rabbits leaped from my arms and missed striking his head on the corner of a sharp hearthstone by a fraction of an inch.

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