How to Love Your Rabbit

You have your new rabbit, you know how to care for him, you have all his equipment, but you want him to have the best life you can give him. In order to do that you are going to need to love him. Read on to find out how to truly love your bunny.

Steps

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    Respect your rabbit! If he's seems tired, leave him alone. If he doesn't seem to want to be petted, don't pet him. If he seems wants exercise, let him out of the cage for a while. Watch his body behavior and respect his emotions.
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    Get your bunny to love you. It can be very hard to love a bunny who nips you every time you touch him. Give him his favorite food, be gentle, etc., and do things for him that would make you happy.
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    Learn more about these animals. There's lots of myths about them which really aren't true. It would be much better to know who you're caring for.
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    Play with your bunny at least once a day. Take him out and play with him. Don't show him off to other people, as this can make him feel uncomfortable.
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    Never feed cereals, grains, nuts, seeds, corn, beans, peas, breads, biscuits, sweets, sugar, breakfast cereals, chocolate or any garden plants that are toxic to rabbits.
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    Bunnies are intelligent, playful and curious. Chew toys are essential for dental health as well as providing mental stimulation to prevent your rabbit from being bored or potentially destructive.

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    Don't expect your bunny to have an immediate rapport with your bunny. Rewards will be reaped if the introductions are supervised and patiently increased. Rabbits are prey animals and instinctively feel initially threatened.

Warnings

  • Don't let him bite you!
  • Wash your hands before and after handling a rabbit.

Article Info

Categories: Handling and Moving Rabbits | Rabbits