Upcoming Webinars

The Rabbit Vet launches

We are very excited to announce the launch of The Rabbit Vet – the first new site to go live on our new custom developed platform for Pet Parents. The Rabbit Vet is dedicated to improving rabbit welfare through educating rabbit parents online through live webinars with rabbit experts – and providing a live rabbit…

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Changes in pet eating habits

Five signs of illness in pets which we shouldn’t ignore, Part 3

So we have already discussed change of appetite and changes in thirst this week, now today we will look at… Changes in eating habits It’s not just failure to eat – as we discussed above – which can be a cause of concern. Changes in food preference and in eating patterns and appetite can all…

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Signs of illness in pets - rabbits and cats

Five signs of illness in pets which we shouldn’t ignore, Part 1

Some problems and symptoms in our pets are obviously serious and no responsible pet owner would delay seeking veterinary attention – collapse, bleeding, or signs of pain or distress, for example. But there are also ‘lower-grade’ signs and symptoms which, while they might not seem so serious or urgent, also merit prompt investigation. This week,…

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Getting a pet rabbit for your child

Getting a rabbit as a pet for your child

Perhaps the stereotypical child’s pet is the rabbit in the hutch at the end of the garden. Unfortunately, this cheap, easy, low-maintenance image couldn’t be far further from the truth! Just like dogs and cats, to stay in the best of health rabbits require annual vaccinations and health checks from the vet, should be spayed…

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Life in the warren, rabbit enrichment

Life in the warren – environmental enrichment for rabbits

The first two considerations for pet rabbits should be space, and company. If at all possible rabbits should not live alone. Guinea pigs and rabbits do not make suitable companions. The ideal situation for most rabbits is living as a neutered pair with an opposite sex companion, and this should be the aim for all…

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Giving medicines to rabbits

Giving Medication to Rabbits

When giving medication to rabbits, it’s important that you minimise stress. Give one tablet at a time, and allow your rabbit to rest in-between.  If your rabbit shows any kind of breathing problem, speak to your vet. However unlikely it may be, it’s worth seeing if your rabbit will eat a tablet out of your…

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A pet is not for Christmas

Why the gift of a pet at Christmas is a bad idea

As I said earlier, the message of “A dog is for live, not just for Christmas” has been around for a long time now. This message really applies to any pet, but gifting of pets at Christmas still goes on. So why is it such a bad idea?   I think this breaks down into…

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How to feed a rabbit

How to feed a rabbit

I’m just going to give a quick overview here. If you want to learn more, please take a look at two previous webinars on the topic by Molly Varga here. I did want to say something for those who don’t catch the webinars though, as diet is such an important topic in rabbits that many…

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Flystrike in Rabbits

Fly Strike in Rabbits

If you’re eating your dinner as you read this, perhaps come back later! If you’re not aware, fly strike is a horrible condition whereby flies lay their eggs in a rabbit’s coat, only for maggots to emerge and eat away at your rabbit’s flesh. It occurs occasionally in other pets, but is far more common…

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Keeping rabbits cool in the heat

Keeping bunnies cool in the heat

A couple of weeks ago I talked about keeping cats and dogs cool in the sun, but what about rabbits? Sadly (for us!) the best of the hot weather seems to be over now, but I thought I’d run over some tips on keeping your bunny cool. You can read more about this topic from…

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