Foraging for Rabbits – Dandelion, Nettle, Blackberry, Plantain & Herb Robert

Tuesday, June 6th, 2017
forage herb robert

We’ve had some lovely weather recently (and some rain) and everywhere is bursting with new growth and tasty looking plants. Foraging has really kicked off amongst the rabbit community and that’s great because it has so many benefits for rabbits – all the different tastes, textures and smells make great enrichment and leafy greens full […]

Rabbit Welfare Statistics – PAW Report 2014

Thursday, January 8th, 2015
infographic_pawreport2014

For the last four years the PDSA has published the PDSA Annual Well-being Report (PAW Report for short). It covers cats, dogs and rabbits and looks at welfare issues by asking pet owners and vets questions about care and welfare. You can read my summary of previous reports here: 2011, 2012, 2013. It’s great to […]

5 Rabbit Safe Weeds for Foraging

Wednesday, June 4th, 2014
smooth sow thistle

Forage is free, tasty and a great way to supplement your rabbits diet. Here are five weeds you can feed your bunny.

Muesli v. Pellets – Research into Rabbit Diets

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014
Muesli v. Pellets

Last April there was a lot of publicity over some joint research by the the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies and Burgess Pet Care into the effects of diet on rabbit’s health. The paper with the results was just published and I thought I’d summarise some of the findings for you.

Hay, Hay, Hay

Saturday, August 3rd, 2013
meadow hay, orchard grass, readi grass, timothy hay, oat hay

Scamp trying out samples of Western Timothy Hay, Readigrass, Oat Wheat & Barley Hay, Meadow Hay, Orchard Grass, and Green Oat Hay. Find out which he thinks is the tastiest.