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Rabbit Care Tips You Need To Know

If you are looking to get a rabbit, or already have one, then it is vital that you know how to correctly look after them in order for them to lead the best lives possible. Like all pets, rabbits have basic needs that need to be met. Today we have a guest author, Davidd Warren, […]

June 27, 2011 · Maddia (Admin) · One Comment
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What Do Rabbits Eat?

If you are thinking of getting a pet rabbit then you’ll need to know what rabbits eat. Like all other animals, rabbits too need a balanced diet and it is important that the foods they are fed provide all the essential nutrients and vitamins bunnies need. Rabbits are herbivores and will never eat any meat […]

August 26, 2010 · Maddia (Admin) · One Comment
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Swamp Rabbit

The Swamp Rabbit , (Sylvilagus aquaticus) is a large species of cottontail rabbit that can be found in certain regions in the Southern United States. This rabbit is well adapted to the wetlands and swamps in which it lives as it is one of the few rabbit species which are strong swimmers as it needs […]

August 12, 2010 · Maddia (Admin) · Comments Closed
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Eastern Cottontail Wild Rabbits

The Eastern Cottontail rabbit (Sylvilagus floridanus) is a New World wild rabbit of that belongs to the Cottontails genus ‘Sylvilagus’. These rabbits are members of the Leporidae family, which they share with hares, and belong to the Order ‘Lagomorpha’ along with Pikas. The Eastern Cottontail is probably one of the most common wild rabbits in […]

August 10, 2010 · Maddia (Admin) · 4 Comments
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Cottontail Rabbits

The Cottontail rabbits are a group of wild rabbit species that are closely related to each other. The 16 species of Cottontail rabbits make up the lagomorph genus Sylvilagus. These rabbits are wild rabbits which look pretty similar to the European Wild Rabbit. Most cottontail rabbits of the Sylvilagus genus have a ‘stumpy’ tail with […]

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How To Clean Out A Hutch

Cleaning out your pet’s hutch is one of the most important jobs of guinea pig and rabbit keeping. A clean hutch helps your rabbit to stay healthier and potentially expand their life span. It also gives a nicer environment for your pet to live in and can improve their welfare. The process of cleaning out […]

August 9, 2010 · Maddia (Admin) · Comments Closed
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What Do Wild Rabbits Eat?

Ok, so we know the range of foods that pet rabbits eat but what is there available for wild rabbits to eat? After all, unless we put out food for them, these wild rabbits will have to do all the foraging for themselves, so do they get a choice of what to eat? Grass is […]

August 9, 2010 · Maddia (Admin) · Comments Closed
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European Wild Rabbits

The Europenan Wild Rabbit (Oryctolagus Cuniculus) is a species of wild rabbit that is native to South West Europe, in particular Spain and Portugal, but has spread world wide (with the exceptions of Antarctica and Sub-saharan Africa) and is now regarded as an invasive species in many countries. Recently there has been a decline of […]

August 9, 2010 · Maddia (Admin) · Comments Closed
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Are Rabbits Rodents?

Many people class rabbits as being in the same ‘order’ or ‘family’ as guinea pigs, mice and voles, thus calling them rodents, but is this true? The answer is no; Rabbits are not rodents (of the order rodentia), as they make up the mammal order ‘Lagomorpha’ along with pikas and hares. Within the order Lagomorpha, […]

August 8, 2010 · Maddia (Admin) · 2 Comments
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Flystrike in Rabbits

Flystrike or ‘Blowfly strike’ or ‘myiasis’ is a condition that can effect the majority of rabbits, domestic or wild, mainly in the late spring, summer and early autumn, although it can occur at any time. Flystrike can be caused by many different flies, the most common ones in the UK seeming to be the Blowfly […]

June 26, 2010 · Maddia (Admin) · 5 Comments
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