There are an estimated 1.5 million rabbits in the UK, making these little furballs one of the most popular pets in the country. And it’s not hard to see why.
Rabbits play a huge part in the lives of many, from fond memories of our childhood raising Flopsy, to watching our own children melt over their first experience around little bunnies. However, as small and sweet as they appear, they do require a fair bit of TLC (not that it’s hard to love their fluffy […]
Now is the time to tell you, that yes, Bunny does get bored, like every other mammal out there. While rabbits are the perfect little athletes, sometimes they need something a little extra to keep them happy and hoppy through the day. Bored bunnies can develop bad habits such as overeating and overgrooming, which are […]
What’s your idea of the perfect pet? Are they affectionate? Do they enjoy long cuddles with you on the sofa? What about playfulness? Do you picture endless laughs over their mischievous personality? If so, your perfect pet could well be a dog, cat, or the best of both – a bushy-tailed little rabbit! Rabbits have […]
Don’t underestimate the indoor space they’ll need Bunny-proof the house, have a big cage or a run. Once litterbox trained, a bunny can happily run free around your house much like a pet cat or dog, though most owners still like to have some sort of cage to hand for when they’re not there to […]
When it comes to owning a rabbit, there’s plenty to think about and lots of decisions to make. What will you call it? What will you feed it? What type of hutch will it have? However, arguably one of the most important questions is where you’d like your bunny to live – indoors or outdoors. […]
Vets are warning rabbit owners not to feed their pets muesli. The mixed rabbit food might seem like a relatively benign meal for bunnies but that is not the case. Rabbits require a surprisingly complex diet including fresh water, hay, selected fresh vegetables and dry food. It is the dry food aspect of their nutrition […]
A Warwickshire couple have spent thousands turning their Stratford-upon-Avon garden into a bunny kingdom for their 30 rabbits. Emma Hartshorne and Wayne Kenward have created an Alice in Wonderland themed play park for their pets which includes a treehouse, complete with a bar, and a maze shaped like a giant rabbit! Recycled Materials The rabbits […]
It hasn’t been a good year for United Airlines. After a video of a doctor being forcibly removed from one of its planes went viral, the company must have thought that things couldn’t get any worse. But they were wrong! United have now managed to kill a giant bunny which looked set to become the […]
Rabbits are incredibly cute, but like the majority of pets, their care requires a great deal of work. It is easy to get carried away when you see a fluffy bunny but you should think long and hard before taking on the challenge of a new pet.
A Rescue Rabbit and a Treasured Teddy Bear The Kindness Ranch is an animal sanctuary in Wyoming which offers homes to animals which have been used in research. Two of the many animals which have found forever homes at the sanctuary were Sally and Dutch. These were a pair of rabbits which had spent ten […]
What is Myxomatosis? This viral disease afflicts rabbits and it severely impacted the wild rabbit population when it first arrived in Britain 50 years ago. Pet rabbits are vulnerable to the disease which mutates from year to year and immunity in wild populations fluctuates.
Addiction and PTSD – How Rabbits Can Help Much has been written about how pets can be beneficial to health. Research has shown that people who share their lives with animals tend to live longer and healthier lives. Any pet can be beneficial but it seems that rabbits are particularly helpful for those who are […]
We wanted to find out what it’s really like to look after a rabbit so we spoke to a rabbit owner to find out. She told us the best things about owning a rabbit. Her rabbit is called Merlin and he is a Rex rabbit. They are absolutely gorgeous bunnies with extremely soft, velvet like […]
It’s not just dogs and cats that can get too overweight, small animals can be spoiled too much as well. They need enough exercise not only to maintain a healthy weight but also give them so mental stimulation and fun. If you own a small animal you need to make sure they are kept active, […]