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To stay healthy and happy, rabbits do need some Láska - Idiots Parade - Idiotsgraphy 2003 - 2013 care, beginning with plenty of hay and veggies, a warm, cozy nest, and time to run and hop to their hearts' content. It's sometimes great to keep a rabbit inside at night to protect it from predators like Changing The Guard - The Rabbits Hat - Take Good Careskunks, foxes, wolves, dogs, and cats.
To care for a rabbit, get a large cage with solid that was designed for a holding a rabbit or other small animal. Line the cage with hay or soft wood shavings, and provide a litter box inside of the cage. Then, make sure the rabbit has unlimited access to grass hay, and feed them regularly with timothy hay pellets. Offer vegetables like spinach, celery, and the occasional sugary treat, like carrots and fruit.
Make sure the rabbit has clean water in a bottle at all times. Scroll down for tips on playing with your rabbit and keeping it healthy! She graduated from the University of Glasgow in with a degree in veterinary medicine and surgery.
Chose a proper housing type. For an average-sized rabbit of 8 pounds or so, you'll need a cage that's at least four feet wide, four feet deep, and three feet tall. The bunny should be able to lay down and stretch out comfortably and still have room for food and water and a litter box. There are many dangers including predators and extreme weather conditions. Rabbits living outdoors are also more prone to being neglected. Get an exercise pen to provide extra space for the rabbit to move around.
Big bunnies will need larger accommodations. The rabbit needs to be able to move around and lay down freely. Make sure to have a large enough cage so that your rabbit can play! Some people do what is called "Free Range Rabbit Housing. It is often considered the best housing type as they would have tons of places to roam and explore but does require bunny-proofing much more of your house and spending a lot less money than simply getting a cage.
Get the right type of cage. Look for a cage with a solid bottom and sides made out of wire designed for rabbits. The plan should be that the bunny spends hours or so outside of the cage in a room for bunny-safe exploration. The ridiculous myth that it will always cause sore hocks is untrue. Rabbits can get sore hocks on any surface if not cared for properly and have even gotten it on fleece before.
If they are cared for properly, sore hocks will not happen. Wire floor cages have proper air ventilation, a place for waste to go, and are easier to clean. Do not house your rabbit all by itself. Rabbits are highly social animals, so get a companion rabbit when they are both young and have the rabbits spayed or neutered. Line the cage with Paper bedding or Aspen wood shavings.
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Timothy or grass hays are appropriate for rabbits. Place the cage in a rabbit-proof area. You'll want to be able to let your bunny out to hop around, so place the cage in a room that you don't mind sharing and that is safe for the bunny. For instance, remove all electrical cords, small objects, and furniture of value from the room and avoid having chemicals or plants that may harm the rabbit in the room. Use a baby gate or exercise pen for dogs to prevent full access to the house to avoid damage to the furnishings and the bunny.
Provide a litter box. Rabbits will naturally use the same spot as a "restroom" over and over, usually one corner of the cage. Line a small litter box available at pet stores with newspaper, then fill it with hay, or litter made specifically for rabbits, and place it in the rabbit's preferred corner.
Consider putting a second litter box in the rabbit's play area. Create a hiding place in your rabbit's cage. Rabbits are burrowing prey animals, so providing hiding places, like logs or cardboard boxes, is good for their well-being. One or two per rabbit, depending on how much space you have, will give the rabbits plenty of room to huddle.
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This will wear down its teeth and prevent injury. Put out unlimited grass hay. This is the main component of a rabbit's diet and so it should be available at all times.
Timothy, oat, and brome hay are good choices. Put it out on a daily basis in a clean area of the rabbit's cage. For young growing Changing The Guard - The Rabbits Hat - Take Good Care up to 4 months feed alfalfa hay and pellets to provide extra calories needed for these life stages.
Give the rabbit a dish of rabbit timothy hay pellets. These contain protein and fiber, essential for growing bunnies. Pellets are more concentrated energy than hay and should be fed sparingly. Remember that your rabbit can't live on pellets alone. Offer plenty of vegetables. Rabbits are famous for loving carrots, but these should only be given occasionally, as they have high sugar content.
Provide leafy greens like spinach as well as collards and turnip greens. Introduce greens a little at a time to avoid digestive upset. Younger rabbits, 12 weeks an older, you can add in one veggie a week, about a half an ounce at a time to avoid disrupting the cecum. Fruit is high in sugar, and should be fed sparingly, about 1 to 2 ounces per 6 pounds of body weight.
Avoid giving your rabbit unhealthy foods. Some vegetables aren't good for rabbits, including corn, iceberg lettuce, tomatoes, cabbage, beans, peas, potatoes, beets, onions, kale, and rhubarb. Also avoid feeding the rabbit with bamboo, seeds, grains, and any type of meat. Human foods such as bread, chocolate, candy, dairy, and anything cooked should not be given to rabbits. It may kill them by causing diarrhea and digestive upset of the good bacteria in the gut.
Romaine is best, but make sure it's organic if possible, and wash it before offering it to your rabbit. You can allow a rabbit to eat grass that has not been sprayed with herbicides or pesticides and let the bunny choose what to eat on the lawn.
However, avoid cut grass that has been heated and crushed by the mower. The process of cutting it will hasten the fermentation process and can lead to bunny digestive problems. Supply plenty of clean water. Fresh water must always be available and changed daily. You can put it in a bowl or in a bottle of the sort used to feed hamsters, but rabbit size, although a bowl of water can be easily spilled. Make sure it never runs out and clean it out frequently to prevent contamination.
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Rabbits get scared very easily and can't see very well, so you should speak before approaching. Let the rabbit out for several hours 6 to 8, if you can per day.
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