Why Rabbits Need Exercise

Friday, July 3rd, 2009

There are two major causes of health problems in rabbits: incorrect diet and lack of exercise. Exercise is important for: Bones Exercise helps build bone density preventing Osteoporosis (weak bones). A lack of exercise increases the risk factors for bone fractures and breaks. Muscles Muscle wastage, particularly in the backend, can effect a rabbits ability […]

BBC Wildlife’s Ruthless Rabbits

Monday, June 18th, 2007

I picked up a copy of BBC Wildlife today. It features an article by Dr Diana Bell on the territorial behaviour of wild rabbits. Bell has studied a colony of (European) wild rabbits at the University of East Anglia for the past 23 years. The European Rabbit is the same species as our domestic pets, […]