Rabbit Hole Hay Blog
Do you often come walking around the corner to see your precious rabbit digging in carpet? Do you have holes in the carpet around the house from the many spots your furry friend has decided to destroy? Do you want it to stop? You’re not alone!
Fleas. Ugh, hearing the word almost just makes you cringe doesn’t it? Especially when you think about them being on your pet rabbit or in your home. Do rabbits even get fleas? How do you care for them if they do? What do you need to worry about as a rabbit owner? We know you’ve got questions about these gross little insects and we have answers. Keep reading to know everything you need to know if your rabbit has fleas.
Do you want your little bun to be weak and frail or sturdy and strong? The difference comes with whether you are feeding your rabbit hay. Yeah yeah you have probably heard it before that you need to feed your rabbit hay every day. Timothy hay should make up 90% of your rabbit’s diet in order to keep them healthy. Do you ask yourself “How do I get my rabbit to eat?” Well the answer in short is hay!
Having a rabbit as a pet is a lot like having a child. You need to feed them, care for them, show them love and attention, and worry about rabbit proofing your home. Before you get a pet rabbit it’s important to know all that it entails so that you can ensure you’re able to provide the best rabbit care possible. Rabbit’s are naturally curious and love to chew so it’s necessary for you to change some things around your house for their safety and to keep your things from getting ruined!
If you haven’t already noticed your rabbit does some pretty quirky little moves and makes some interesting rabbit noises. If you’re new to being a bunny owner or even a seasoned rabbit owner we’re sure you’ve been confused by some of your rabbit's movements and sounds from time to time. Believe it or not there’s meaning behind each little movement and sound. To provide the best rabbit care possible keep reading so you know what their moves mean and what they are trying to communicate to you!
Rabbits are very social creatures. Once spayed or neutered they are very accepting to sharing just about everything, including their food. Once we take that competitive nature out of them they will bond into lifelong buddies. In fact, the sharing process can be a crucial part of their bonding and general rabbit care.Let's learn why rabbits need friends.
Your little rabbit just gave birth to a litter of bunnies. After the first night you want to make sure that everything is going smoothly. You look at the kits and you see that one of them doesn’t look the same as the others. She is cold, shaking, out casted and doesn’t have a bulging stomach. What do you do? You wonder, "How do I get my rabbit to eat?" and "what do baby rabbits eat?" You've got some learning to do about baby bunny food and we are here to help!
Here at Rabbit Hole Hay we like to look at other people’s opinions and share ideas from others who write and educate about rabbit care. Today we will be looking at the opinion of someone who covers the topic of putting a rabbit on a leash.
We all love our rabbits. They are amazing companions. They are entertaining. They bring a purpose to our lives. We do not like living with a rabbit cage though, and are not thrilled with the stench that lingering rabbit urine can leave in our homes. When our human friends come over to our houses we do not want them to crinkle their nose in disgust at the smell of our homes. Bottom line, our rabbits should bring joy to our homes not a urine smell. You’ve been working hard to learn how to litter train a rabbit, but accidents happen. Gets the tips on how to clean up rabbit urine.
Does your little bun have a rabbit food craving? But what shouldn't we feed rabbits? There are several different foods that we has humans deem as healthy but could be affecting your rabbit in a negative way. Wonder what you should never get your rabbit to eat? Here they are.
You Should Never Let Your Rabbit to Eat Lettuce
I know you may see lettuce as being a healthy part of your diet but it shouldn’t be the largest part of your rabbit’s diet. The lighter lettuces (like iceburg) contains lactucarium which causes diarrhea. Your bunny having diarrhea can lead to death. Iceberg lettuce has the most lactucarium and romaine lettuce has the least. Darker lettuces have fiber and nutrients that are important to your rabbit's diet, so that can be fed to your little bun but in moderation. Gradually introduce the darker lettuces to your bunny to help prevent digestive problems.
My rabbit randomly bite me, hard! or did your furry little friend give you a nibble? It may be a small one or it may be an actual bite that is unwanted. When a rabbit bites you there are many possibilities behind the action. Knowing the why’s will help to make you the best rabbit care provider you can be. Keep reading to learn the answers to the unnerving question of “why do rabbits bite?”