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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 […]

Adopt a bun

Adopt a bun

How to adopt: Bunny Huggers South Africa has a network of foster moms providing safe homes for neglected and abandoned buns.  Unfortunately there are many more buns than bun owners.  This is due to pet shops and back yard breeders breeding bunnies in often terrible […]

Rabbit Pregnancy & Kits

Rabbit Pregnancy & Kits

Breeding Young does can breed from 3 months of age however as the bunny is still a baby herself, she is likely to have still born kits and may not care for those who survive.  Young bucks are ready to breed once their testicles have […]

28 Lifesaving Bunny Facts

28 Lifesaving Bunny Facts

What you need to know before getting a bunny   🐇 There are bunnies out there that need you more than you need them. They live in Rescues and in open fields, rather than in pet shops or on Gumtree. Bunnies breed quickly and easily. […]

Rabbit-Savvy Vet list

Rabbit-Savvy Vet list

Bunnies are classed as EXOTIC in veterinary terms.  As such, vets require specialized training to treat them effectively.  Vets who have trained and only worked in South Africa are unlikely to have had extensive training in the treatment of bunnies. Our vet list is always […]

Recommended Websites

Recommended Websites

Information House Rabbit Society The largest international rabbit organisation with tonnes of information for rabbit owners, and resources for rabbit rescues. HRS publishes a great guide called The House Rabbit Handbook, and HRS members receive the biannual House Rabbit Journal. My House Rabbit Educational website […]

Bun Sitters

Bun Sitters

  If you are going on holidays, plan ahead for your furry friends.  Some places allow you to take bunnies with you.  If you take this option, be aware that long car trips and strange places can be stressful for some bunnies. Bunny-savvy house sitters […]

Hoppin’ To The Beat Zumbathon – Fundraising Success!

Hoppin’ To The Beat Zumbathon – Fundraising Success!

On 12 May 2018, Bunny Huggers South Africa partnered with Zumsational in an effort to raise money for the ongoing medical needs of BHSA’s foster rabbits. The Hoppin’ To The Beat Zumbathon was a huge success and I think it’s safe to say that a good […]