Rabbit Care & Diet

One of the missions of the Las Vegas House Rabbit Society, is to help educate people about proper rabbit care. Understanding your rabbit’s needs is the key to having a happy, healthy bunny, while understanding their behavior and body language will help you recognize signs of trouble.

Our Care & Diet section is a collection of articles ranging from general health concerns, to housing idea and tips to bunny proof your home. We hope these articles prove useful to both new and experienced bunny lovers and guide you to providing the most comfortable home and best care possible for your rabbit.

Rabbit Body Language

Rabbit Body Language

Rabbits are quiet but very expressive animals, who use body language and gesturing to convey a wide variety of moods and desires. By learning how to recognize rabbit body language and behavior, ...
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Tips For Feeding Rabbits

by Nancy J. LaRoche Copyright 2001 (May be copied for free distribution) Vegetables Rabbits are masters of the art of training humans. If they have three favorite vegetables, they will carefully teach ...
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Games To Play With Your Rabbit

by Nancy J. LaRoche Copyright 1997 - All Rights Reserved (May be copied for free distribution) By definition, a game should be something that is fun. But there can be some serious ...
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Making Friends With Your Rabbit

by Nancy J. LaRoche Copyright 2006 - All Rights Reserved (May be copied for free distribution) Some rabbits are happy to have you be their slave, and give nothing in return. This ...
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Basics of Bunny Handling and Behavior

by Nancy J. LaRoche Copyright 2008 - All Rights Reserved (May be copied for free distribution) The Crate, From the Rabbit’s Point of View Rabbits in a crate view that crate as ...
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Litter Box Training

by Nancy J. LaRoche Copyright 2000 – All Rights Reserved (May be copied for free distribution) Rabbits are easy to litter train, providing you understand their toilet psychology. However, because hormones play ...
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Summer and Winter Dangers

by Nancy J. LaRoche Copyright 2002 – All Rights Reserved (May be copied for free distribution) SUMMER Summer presents some unique dangers to our rabbits. Prevention is best, but should your rabbit ...
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Why You Must Spay Or Neuter

The use of the word “must” in the title of this article was an intentional one. For those of us who are involved in rabbit welfare, there is no choice when it ...
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Safe greens for rabbits

Safe Greens For Rabbits

An improper diet can be deadly to a bunny, so it’s important to feed them correctly! When a rabbit is not fed correctly, problems with teeth, digestion and obsesity can arise. A ...
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Bunny Housing Ideas

Providing a comfortable and safe environment for your bunny to live in is pivotal to their happiness and their health. In our article Bunny Proofing a Room, we discuss how to keep ...
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9 Reasons To Keep Your Bunny Indoors

Reason 1 Outdoor rabbits are exposed to extremes of weather: heat, cold, thunder, lightning, high winds (which can damage or destroy housing). Of these, heat is particularly dangerous: rabbits succumb very quickly ...
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Bunny Proofing a Room

Rabbits like to chew and dig! It’s natural behavior and once they get started, it’s hard to stop without providing them alternate safe and fun activities. Bored rabbits become naughty rabbits. If ...
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