Getting started

Rabbit are a fabulous hobby and enormously rewarding. There’s nothing like a friendly twitch of the nose to remind you that rabbits make the best of friends. There’s also so much fun to be had! As Britain’s third favourite domestic animal, you won’t be alone as there are hundreds of rabbit shows throughout the country where you can see other rabbits, ask questions or even compete yourself!

Buying a Rabbit

Before buying a rabbit there are many points to consider. Like all animals, a Rabbit will make demands upon your ...
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Which breed?

There are over 50 breeds of rabbit and over 500 varieties. They vary greatly in size, colour and coat and ...
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What to look for in a rabbit

Where possible ask to see the mother of the baby as this will give you a guide to the size ...
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How to handle your rabbit

When taking a rabbit out of a hutch it should always feel safe. Approach it from the front placing one ...
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Some good advice on housing your rabbit

Most reputable pet shops sell good quality hutches ideal for the pet rabbit in the garden. As rabbits can have ...
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The bedding your rabbit will need

Your rabbit's hutch will be its home so make sure it is really comfortable. for bedding, wood shaving are ideal ...
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Feeding your rabbit

Whether you feed once or twice a day, it is important to refill your rabbit's pot at the same time ...
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Vital Vaccinations

All rabbits should have annual vaccinations against myxomatosis and VHD. The first injection can be given at 10 weeks, the ...
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Some sensible advice about breeding

Think very carefully before you breed from your rabbit. The gestation (pregnancy) period for a rabbit is 32 days and ...
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Did you know? Some handy hints & tips

A male rabbit is called a 'buck', a female is a 'doe' and babies are called 'kittens'. In the wild, ...
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