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When Does My Rabbit Need a Vet?

When Does My Rabbit Need a Vet?

Most rabbits hide their symptoms well and 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 sitting hunched up, laying […]

What to Feed Your Rabbit

What to Feed Your Rabbit

An average rabbit’s diet should consist of unlimited hay and grass.  Also 1-2 cups safe veggies/greens, 2 tbsp. quality, non muesli pellets, tsp. of occasional fruit/treats.  This will  maintain healthy teeth and a healthy digestive system. Always introduce new foods gradually to see if your bunny’s system tolerates […]

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 […]

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 / […]

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 […]

Custom Hutches, Playpens & Bunny-proofing

Custom Hutches, Playpens & Bunny-proofing

These businesses have been tried and tested by our members. We highly recommended them.   WESTERN CAPE Galvanized steel panels / cages / playpens Johan Groenewald @ Pet Creations, Somerset West Will deliver 079 314 6351 / johan@petcreations.co.za http://www.petcreations.co.za/     Wooden hutches and runs […]

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 […]

Grooming – Pet Parlor or DIY?

Grooming – Pet Parlor 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 […]

Hand Raising Kits

Hand Raising Kits

It is always best to let a mom bun take care of her own kits.  However, sometimes kits are separated from moms and found alone.  Cats often bring in “found” kits.  Very young moms (under 6 months) may refuse to feed the kits.  Sadly, sometimes […]