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Month: October 2011

How to Litter Train Your Rabbit

Litter training a rabbit is surprisingly simple as rabbits are very clean animals who always use the same spot as a toilet.

Hutch rabbits / caged indoor rabbits

To make it easier to clean the hutch or indoor cage, you can place a small corner litter tray  in the corner that your rabbit pees in. Place some bedding or hay in the tray so the rabbit does not slip when it hops in. This can then be cleaned out every couple of days, keeping the hutch / cage much cleaner between regular weekly cleans.

House rabbits (free range)

One Better Than Buying a Rabbit Run – Another Idea Pet Stores Won’t Tell You About

Many owners are turning away from the traditional set up of the rabbit in a hutch in the garden. Hutches and cages are now often indoors and many owners also embrace the concept of free running 'house rabbits'. This article explains the concept behind free running, some ways to rabbit-proof the running space and considerations for keeping the space rabbit friendly.

What Is Free Running?

Life With a House Rabbit – Is it For You?

House rabbits do make great pets, but before you go ahead and choose a little housemate, there are a number of key factors that it is important to consider.

Firstly, as with any pet, you must take into account the long term commitment. A rabbit can live for anywhere between seven to ten years, so you must be sure that you are able and willing to care for your pet for this length of time.