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Care of Pet Rabbits

Information on the Care of Rabbits

Rabbit Care
Rabbits can make absolutely wonderful companions, as long as you have appropriate expectations of life with a rabbit and are prepared to make the commitment to proper care over the whole life span of the rabbit. From deciding if a pet rabbit is right for you, to how to properly care for your rabbit, here's a guide to sharing your life with a...

How to Choose a Healthy Rabbit
A concise guide on what to look for and what to avoid when picking out your rabbit.

Characteristics and Care of Pet Rabbits
The basics of rabbits as pets including a collection of resources from About related to the care of house rabbits.

How to Litter Train a Rabbit
Quick guide to the steps used to litter train rabbits.

Feeding Your Pet Rabbit - Current Guidelines
Current guidelines for feeding your pet house rabbit to minimize diet related health problems.

Rabbit Housing - Picking a Rabbit Cage
What to look for in a cage for pet house rabbits, including size, basic design, and choice of bedding.

Litter Training Pet Rabbits
Detailed information on the litter training process in rabbits, with a note about territorial marking behaviors.

Toys for Rabbits
Guidelines on providing play things that your rabbit will enjoy playing with, including some simple household items that rabbtis seem to like. Remember, a bunny that is not bored is more likely to stay out of trouble!

Rabbit Cages - Cleaning Tips
Cleaning cages is not a fun chore for any pet, but making cleaning as easy as possible and sticking to a schedule will make cage cleaning less of a chore and simply part of your routine.

Training Rabbits to Stop Chewing
Chewing is a very natural behavior to rabbits, and to protect your rabbit and your belongings, you need to train your rabbit what it is allowed to chew.

Rabbit Communication Basics
A quick guide to some of the things rabbits do to communicate and what they likely mean.

Training Rabbits to Stop Digging
Digging is a natural behavior for rabbits. With house rabbits, to keep them from digging up your carpet, you need to give your rabbit an outlet for its need to dig, and teach your rabbit what is off-limits.

Rabbit Proofing Your Home - Making Your Home Safe For Pet Rabbits
Steps to take to make your home safer for your pet rabbits.

Rabbit Handling Videos
Most rabbits do not like to be picked up and held; they tend to be more comfortable just being near you and initiating contact on their terms. However, there will be times you will need to pick up your rabbit so it is a good idea to practice picking up your bunny and placing him or her back down. Doing a quick practice lift daily, followed by a favorite treat, is a good way to make picking up y…

Grooming Pet Rabbits
Guidelines on the routine grooming needs of most pet house rabbits.

Trim Your Rabbit's Nails
Quick guide to nail trims, an essential part of your rabbit care routine.

How to Pick up a Rabbit
Rabbits often resist being picked up, and can seriously injure themselves if they struggle against being picked up too much. Here's some advice on picking up your rabbit to make it more comfortable and safe.

Free Email Course - Rabbit Care
Sign up for our free Introduction to Rabbits email course, and have the contents of the Rabbit Care Guide delivered to your email box in weekly installments.

Rabbit Communication: Happy Rabbit Demonstrates the Binky
A video of a happy bunny showing typical body language of a really happy rabbit demonstrating a binky.

Can a Rabbit Tolerate a Long Drive in the Car?
How to prepare your rabbit for a long drive in the car if you must travel with your rabbit.

Top Rabbit Books
Three books that will help you care for the house rabbit in your life.

Review of Rabbits for Dummies by Audrey Pavia
A review of the book Rabbits for Dummies by Audrey Pavia.

House Rabbit Society
A group devoted to the education of rabbit owners and rabbit rescue.  The ultimate source of rabbit information on the Net.

Pet Rabbit Diet
A list of what what a pet rabbit diet should consist of.

UVB Rays and Rabbits
UVB Rays and Rabbits

How Much Does a Pet Rabbit Cost?
Learn what sort of costs you will incur if you have a rabbit for a pet.

Caring for Rabbits While on Vacation
While you're on vacation don't forget to make sure your pet rabbit is well cared for!

Care of Pet Rabbits
The basics of rabbits as pets including a collection of resources from About.com related to the care of house rabbits.

Free Email Course - Rabbit Care
Sign up for our free Introduction to Rabbits email course, and have the contents of the Rabbit Care Guide delivered to your email box in weekly installments.

Feeding Your Rabbit Vegetables
Learn what fruits and vegetables are safe for your rabbit.

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