The Scoop on Rabbit Poop

I know, I know – who wants to read about poop?  Any good animal keeper knows that your critter’s poop can tell you all kinds of important information about the health of your animal.  Rabbits are no exception.  As animals that live at the bottom of the food chain, they excel at hiding illness.  Rabbit …

Caring for Rabbit Teeth

An important part of keeping your rabbit healthy is ensuring good dental health.  Dental problems in rabbits can go sideways pretty quickly so it’s a good idea to include dental health as part of your normal bunny care routine. A quick look at your rabbit’s mouth and you might think they only have the 4 …

DIY Cooling Pad & Bunny Cabana

Summer time can be a difficult time to raise rabbits, especially fluffy Angora rabbits.  Angora wool is 7 times warmer than sheep wool, so when the temperatures rise your fluffy little friend can get really uncomfortable quickly.  If the temperatures exceed 85 degrees, rabbits can start to experience serious heat related distress and could even …

Easy DIY Rabbit Toys

Rabbits are naturally curious and interested in exploring.  Many rabbits enjoy solving simple puzzles (often with a treat in the end) while some love the simple act of destruction (like knocking down blocks or tearing up paper).  One of the worst things you can do with these intelligent animals is to leave them bored and …

Understanding Rabbit Behavior

Rabbits are generally thought of as very quiet and calm animals – thousands of generations as a prey animal will do that to you.  If you could be someone’s dinner, it’s best not to draw too much attention to yourself.  People who have not spent much time around rabbits might look at this quiet demeanor …

Being a Good Neighborhood Farmer

Farming is an incredibly challenging career.  Managing hundreds of acres of crops or hundreds of animals, keeping it all running smoothly, battling the elements, unexpected early frosts, drought, disease….it is certainly not something to undertake casually. Backyard farming in the suburbs might not have challenges on the scale of commercial farming, but it comes with …

How to play with your Rabbit

Rabbits are fiercely independent animals, combine that with  prey animal instincts that tell them to run & hide and it’s easy to see why many people think rabbits make stand-offish, boring pets.  But the truth is, rabbits are really social animals.  They would love the opportunity to interact with you or play with toys.  Playtime …

Rabbit First Aid Kit

Rabbits in general are pretty low maintenance, healthy animals, but you never know when an emergency or illness will strike.  As a responsible animal owner, you want to be prepared to treat minor issues and illnesses.  If you have all the items you need at hand, in one convenient location, you can get your rabbit …