What Does a Rabbit Need?


Rabbits

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 […]

Tuesday, February 12th, 2019

How To Keep Your Bored Bunny Entertained


Rabbits

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 […]

Sunday, February 10th, 2019

How to Care for Outdoor Rabbits


Rabbits, Small Pets

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. […]

Sunday, November 25th, 2018

Why You Shouldn’t Feed Your Rabbit Muesli


Small Pets

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 […]

Tuesday, April 24th, 2018

Couple Transform Garden into Bunny Paradise


Small Pets

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 […]

Monday, September 4th, 2017

United Airlines Bans Big Bunnies


Small Pets

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 […]

Wednesday, May 24th, 2017

A Home for Rescue Rabbits


Small Pets

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 […]

Monday, October 31st, 2016

What is Myxomatosis?


Small Pets

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.

Saturday, October 29th, 2016

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Pets


Dogs

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 […]

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016

The Best Things About Owning a Rabbit


Small Pets

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 […]

Wednesday, May 6th, 2015