Monitoring Your Rabbits Weight

Wednesday, November 3rd, 2010
Weighing a rabbit

I should think most owners worry “Is my rabbit too fat?” or “Is my rabbit to thin?” at some point. Rabbits’ weight can be quite difficult to judge as their fluffy coats hide their shape well. I thought Gypsy was looking a little thin, which is unusual as her lionhead fluff generally makes her look […]

Rabbits Eat Grass

Friday, May 22nd, 2009
Grass in Trays

With all the different dry foods, fancy types of hays and treats available for discerning rabbit owner to chose from sometimes the simplest diet options get overlooked. Grass is the most natural of foods for a rabbit to eat and is often readily available at very low (if any) cost. It is tasty, if you […]

Fly Strike: Do you know how to protect your rabbit?

Wednesday, June 27th, 2007

The Bristol Rabbit Clinic are running a campaign to ensure rabbit owners recognise the symptoms of fly Strike. Fly Strike occurs when flies lay their eggs on a rabbit’s skin and the eggs hatch out in to maggots which burrow under the skin. Without prompt veterinary treatment fly strike is fatal. You can minimise the […]

5 Ways to Get Your Rabbit to Eat More Hay

Wednesday, June 20th, 2007

Considering at least 80% of a rabbit’s diet should be hay (or grass) there is a worrying number of rabbits owners that report their bunny eats little or no hay. The high fibre content of hay is essential for maintaining a healthy gut and teeth, as well as providing a boredom busting activity for your […]