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Bunny info to print & share

Bunny info to print & share

Domestic bunnies are possibly the most misunderstood pets available. Because of this, one of the chief aims of Bunny Huggers South Africa is to spread the word about proper rabbit care. Constantly developing over the past few years, the Bunny 101 document now exists in […]

Help us save bunny lives

Help us save bunny lives

Bunny Huggers South Africa is committed to rescuing neglected and abandoned bunnies. All funds collected from our various projects over the years have gone to getting these critters the help they need. With countless lifesaving surgeries and sterilizations, our vet bills run high and our […]

When Does My Bunny Need a Vet?

When Does My Bunny Need a Vet?

It’s natural for prey animals to hide illness or pain so by the time you realize your bunny is sick, it may be almost too late – DO NOT WAIT, take immediate action! Symptoms often include one or more of the following: – SIGNS OF […]

What to Feed Your Bunny

What to Feed Your Bunny

A healthy adult bunny’s diet should consist of unlimited hay and grass, also safe veggies/greens, non-muesli pellets and occasional fruit/treats.  This diet will maintain healthy teeth and a healthy digestive system. — BASIC DIET  Hay Give each bunny a clump of fresh hay the size […]

Neuter/Spay Guide

Neuter/Spay Guide

WHY SHOULD I NEUTER/SPAY MY BUNNY? It prevents reproduction. It prevents destructive, aggressive and dominant behaviour (makes for easier bonding). It prevents territorial behaviour like urine spraying. It prevents uterine cancer in females (60% or more chance of uterine cancer in unspayed females older than […]

Prescription Meds & Your Home Emergency Kit

Prescription Meds & Your Home Emergency Kit

We highly recommend that at you take your bunny to a bunny-savvy vet at the sign of ANY pain or illness. These items will help your bunny pull through until you are able to see the vet. – HOME EMERGENCY KIT Warm water bottles / […]

Bunny Basics

Bunny Basics

Food Fresh hay Bunnies should have unlimited access to fresh grass-based hay: Oat hay (most common), teff aka eragrostis, mountain hay, meadow hay, orchard grass & timothy hay. Hay feeder A hay feeder works well to keep buns from urinating on the hay that they […]

Grooming – Pet Parlour or DIY?

Grooming – Pet Parlour or DIY?

If you have a long haired bun you will need to give serious thought to grooming.  Long haired buns can quickly become matted without proper care.  Your options are either to find a rabbit savvy pet parlor or learn to do it yourself.  Short haired […]

What is my bun trying to say?

What is my bun trying to say?

Ever wonder if your bunny’s flipping you off? Here is a brilliant video that I stumbled across. It explains every way in which your rabbit communicates how he’s feeling. After watching it I think you’ll feel a bit like a bunny mind-reader (like I do). […]

Habitats & Bunny-proofing

Habitats & Bunny-proofing

PLEASE NOTE: Although we do our best to only recommend bunny-savvy services, we advise each bunny owner personally visit the premises and decide for themselves whether they are satisfied, before booking, or post on our Facebook group to find out if any of the BHSA […]

Indoor Buns

Indoor Buns

Setting Up Inside Bunnies make great indoor pets.  They can clean animals and can be litter trained.  You can set up for bunny in either a large cage or play pen in the corner of a room.  The bunny space should include a litter tray, […]