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When Does My Rabbit Need a Vet?

When Does My Rabbit Need a Vet?

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

What to Feed Your Rabbit

What to Feed Your Rabbit

An average rabbit’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. Here is a basic food guide to get you started: Hay (a bunny-sized clump of […]

Rabbit Neuter / Spay Guide

Rabbit Neuter / Spay Guide

At What Age Can I Sterilize My Rabbit? Rabbits can reach sexual maturity and start reproducing from the age of 4 months – this is when males/females need to be separated. It is recommended to: neuter males as soon as the testes drop (approx 4 months) 0 […]

Bunny info to print & share

Bunny info to print & share

Domestic rabbits 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 […]

Prescription Meds & Your Home Emergency Kit

Prescription Meds & Your Home Emergency Kit

We highly recommend that at you take your bunny to a rabbit-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. – Warm water bottles / blankets / electric […]

Bunny Basics

Bunny Basics

Food: Fresh hay. Rabbits 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 rabbits 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 […]

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, […]

What to do if your bunny goes missing

What to do if your bunny goes missing

By Angela Coltman Action plan – Day 1 Edit: First check behind, under and in every conceivable place you could imagine your bunny might get to. Look in cupboards, under garden sheds, in drains, EVERYWHERE on your property. Bunny is possibly stuck somewhere. Inform your […]