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How To Care For Rabbits

How To Care For Rabbits

This is a huge subject with tons of information available. There are a lot of good information out there, but also some that should be avoided due to misleading tips. We’ve tried to plow through a bunch of it, and have come up with a few sources to get you started.

Recommended Books

The first thing to know is general information on how to take care of your rabbits, and in that regard, we’ve found some books that might be of interest:

Care for your Rabbit is a very good basic book for first-time owners on rabbit care. Check it:

care for your rabbit


Next one up is a great book, Looking After Rabbits (Pet Guides), aimed at children:

looking after rabbits

Videos and writtens

There are a lot of good videos about rabbits on youtube, covering all aspects of owning a bunny. Here are our current favorites:

Rabbit Housing

On housing, we’ve found a vid from MonkeySee:


Rabbit Diet

The next video is about rabbit diet, which is a very important aspect to have good knowledge about as there are quite a few things they must NOT eat, and there are also much they can eat, but should not eat too much of, and so on and so forth. So here’s a video from Manchester West Veterinary Hospital‘s channel:

In order to supplement this video, we’ve found a few written sources on what’s good food and toxic food for rabbits. An extensive safe food list can be found at riseandshinerabbitry.com:

safe food list rabbits

And to make sure you won’t feed your precious little bunny any toxic food, a good list can be found at rabbitadvocates.org:

toxic rabbit food

Here’s an example on how to create a homemade Rabbit snack dispenser toy from the youtube channel Jesus the Budgerigar:


Cutting / Trimming Rabbit’s Nails

A nice, concise little video from BananaManaTV on trimming your rabbit’s nails:

In this regard we’ve found a couple of products that might be helpful in the clipping process:

Rosewood Soft Protection Salon Grooming Nail Clipper

rosewood soft nail clipper

And to stop bleeding if you cut too deep, the Gimborn Kwik Stop Styptic Powder is perfect:

styptic powder



Good luck and happy bunnying! 🙂

PS: This post will surely be updated with more information later.