Myths, misconceptions, and misunderstandings about rabbits are a rescue’s worst enemies. These ideas have caused countless of people to impulsively buy rabbits without the real knowledge of rabbits as pets. Myth# 1: Rabbits are great low-maintenance, starter pets. Truth: Rabbits are anything but low-maintenance. Their housing needs dialing cleaning, fresh food and water, and a […]
Category: Introduction to Rabbits
Dispelling the Myths
The Bunny Supply Checklist
Housing Cage/Pen Litterbox (get an extra!) Heavy Food Bowl Heavy Water Dish or Bottle Hay Feeder/ Box (Optional) Litter (Wood Pellet or Paper Product, No shavings) Carpeting Toys!(www.busybunny.com or www.pet-rabbit-toys.com), Diet Timothy or Grass Hay Pellets (Plain Oxbow, American Pet Diner, or similar) Veggie Greens Grooming Nail Clippers (Small animal or cat sized) Styptic Powder […]
How Much Does a Rabbit Cost?
Rabbits are commonly thought to be cheap starter pets for families. This couldn’t be further from the truth. Rabbits require the same, if not more, commitment that a dog or cat requires. Although you may not have to take your rabbit on walks, they still need the same amount of interaction and care. Vet care […]
Is a Rabbit Right for You?
Rabbits are not for everyone. Just like there’s dog and cat people, there are rabbit people too. It is important that you take a moment to consider whether or not your household would be a good fit for a rabbit. Many rabbits who end up in shelters were purchased by owners who failed to do […]