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How to bond your buns

How to bond your buns

By Lyn Holm Anyone that has tried to bond two or more rabbits will know that it is not as easy as it should be. “Why can’t they just get along!?” is a common cry. “I’ve tried a car ride. Why didn’t it work!?” is […]

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 […]

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

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 conditions. Does can […]

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. Pet […]

Bunny-Savvy Vet list

Bunny-Savvy Vet list

PLEASE NOTE: 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 […]

Recommended Websites

Recommended Websites

Njom-Njoms Food, treats and toys for small furry creatures. Visit website — Pet Habitat SA Find local stores that carry bunny brands like Burgess and Carefresh. Visit website — House Bunny Society The largest international bunny organisation with tons of info for bunny owners, and […]

Bunnysitters

Bunnysitters

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 allow […]

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 […]