Flystrike with Rabbits

Flystrike which is considered a pretty common but serious issue for rabbits in the summer can be an easily avoided issue. Flystrike also known as ‘myiasis’ and should be known by all rabbit owners. Flystrike is the result of flies being attracted to a damp, urine & faeces covered area typically seen around your rabbits … Read more

A Guide to Rabbits Sleeping

Rabbit Sleeping

Rabbits, like ourselves need around 8 hours of sleep per day, Luckily, they can sleep on and off throughout the day, whether they lie whilst being splooted, loafed, flopped or sitting up. Rabbits are known for being crepuscular which means that they’re mostly active at dawn and dusk (Between Civil, Nautical, Astronomical Twilight in the … Read more

Rabbit Poop – Everything you need to know

Cute rabbit

Rabbit poop is important! – This guide will tackle everything related to rabbit poop. Poop is at a core the perfect way of telling if your rabbit is not only healthy but if they have any internal issues. If you’re concerned about your rabbit’s poop or hanging their diet, you should always contact your local … Read more

Why water is vital for your rabbit

Ceramic Water Bowl

Fresh Water is crucial Water is your rabbit’s best and generally only drink, It is because rabbits are made of 73 percent of water. As rabbits have a complex and sensitive digestive system, their body’s need good quality hay and of course water! Why you should keep your rabbit hydrated Water is needed for your … Read more

Rabbit Pregnancy – Complete Guide

Rabbit Pregnancy

Rabbit Pregnancy (Also known as rabbit gestation) can be a scary thing when they say that they breed like rabbits, they aren’t lying. Rabbits are notoriously known for producing large amounts of kits and they will need a lot of care. Female Rabbits (Also known as a Doe) can become pregnant from the age of … Read more

How to harvest Angora Rabbit Wool

Angora Rabbit Wool

Angora rabbits are known for their extremely soft and sought after fur which comes as a sheep wool alternative. From Angora Sweaters to scarfs and even socks. Having an Angora rabbit can become quite profitable and even help with making yourself self-reliant on your own skills. For example, did you know that 1 ounce of … Read more

Pasteurellosis in Rabbits

Pasteurellosis in Rabbits

Pasteurellosis is a disease which affects lots of living creatures, including rabbits. Pasteurellosis is a bacterial disease that can cause infections in the eyes, ears and nose. Key Points This is a bacterial disease that can cause nasal and sinus infections, ear and eye infections, pneumonia and abscesses within bones, joints and internal organs. Pasteurella … Read more

Encephalitozoonosis in Rabbits

The Encephalitozoonosis disease, despite its incredibly long name, sounds just as confusing as it is. There’s a lot of misconception with Encephalitozoonosis in rabbits. For example, it’s still unknown if Encephalitozoonosis can be caught by humans as well as rabbits. There have been some rarely seen cases but nothing in a study fully confirming it … Read more

RHD2 in Rabbits

RHD2 was previously known as VHD (A different Strain), it is a Haemorrhagic Disease which is highly contagious and extremely fatal. VHD is less severe than its newer strain, however, both have very high mortality rates. Key Points It is a new strain stemming from VHD It is extremely deadly over 1.3 million pet rabbits … Read more

Coccidiosis in Rabbits

Coccidiosis is a disease that can cause severe damage to a rabbits liver, it’s more common within birds, however, can be particularly bad with Rabbits as they can reinfect themselves. Key Points More commonly seen in birds but can infect rabbits Your rabbit can infect themselves when eating cecotropes Particularly common in young and recently … Read more