Rabbits/Experts

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Cat

U.K.
Available
I can answer questions around the welfare of pet rabbits, basic health queries including gut stasis, diet worries, bonding questions and the proper welfare standards around housing rabbits (i.e. no wire floors, no small cages and they should be kept in properly bonded de-sexed pairs in very large enclosures). I cannot answer showing questions nor complex breeding issues as I do not agree with either, seeing the other end of the story in the world of rabbit rescue.

Christine Whetstone

U.S.
Available
I am not an expert on wild rabbits, only domesticated rabbits. I can answer questions regarding habitats, behavior, diet, health, pairing/bonding - pretty much anything having to do with owning a rabbit.

Pam Enve

U.S.
Available
***ATTENTION -- I DO NOT KNOW ANYTHING ABOUT WILD RABBITS AND I CAN NOT HELP YOU WITH WILD RABBIT QUESTIONS*** Please do not ask me questions about your pet rabbits if you have no intention of taking them to a vet. I DO NOT CONDONE THE BREEDING OF RABBITS THAT ARE NOT PUREBRED AND PEDIGREED. ACCIDENTLY LITTERS OR RABBITS INTENDED FOR MEAT ARE ACCEPTABLE. *** I WILL NOT ANSWER QUESTIONS RELATED TO BACKYARD BREEDING. IF YOU ARE SERIOUS ABOUT BEING A RESPONSIBLE BREEDER I WILL HELP YOU. PLEASE DO NOT ASK ME ABOUT BREEDING RABBITS TO SELL TO PET STORES, TO USE AS PETS ETC. *** *** DO NOT HOUSE UNALTERED MALE AND FEMALE RABBITS TOGETHER, EVER! THIS IS WHERE BABIES COME FROM*** I WILL NO LONGER GIVE ADVICE TO PEOPLE WHO ARE CARELESS AND THINK THAT IT IS OK TO PUT 2 RABBITS TOGETHER WITHOUT KNOWING THEIR SEX*** Rabbits are not toys. They are living creatures. I believe that people are responsible for their animals. If you can't afford a vet, in my opinion, you can't afford a rabbit. I can answer questions on genetics, rabbit behavior, breeding, and health of all rabbits including meat breeds. I am a .....

Dan Vallo

U.S.
Available
. . << NOTICE>>> DO NOT ASK ME QUESTIONS ABOUT RABBITS THAT ARE KEPT TOGETHER ...RABBITS ARE NOT HERD ANIMALS AND NEED TO LIVE SEPERATED THIS IS FOR THIER OWN HEALTH. DO NOT KEEP TWO RABBITS TOGETHER THEY WILL BREED AND YOU WILL HAVE BABIES IT IS THIER NATURE. RABBITS DO NOT NEED TO STAY TOGETHER TO BE FRIENDS OR HAVE COMPANY! THEY WILL BREED.... PLEASE DO NOT HOUSE TWO OR MORE RABBITS IN THE SAME CAGE. IT IS NOT GOOD FOR THE RABBITS THEY WILL FIGHT SOONER OR LATER. Rabbit Breed Identification, Breeding, color genetics, Breeds I know about: Polish, Champagne de`Argent, californians,holland lops,Checkered Giants, Dutch,english spots, line breeding, I also have plans for building rabbit hutches and Rabbit Barns. THESE are topics I can help out with. I DO NOT deal with Angora rabbits and rex, valloschamps@aol.com

Dave Lawrence

U.K.
Available
I can answer questions about breeding and showing rabbits. I have been breeding Black Rex rabbits for the past 10 years and have won numerous prizes for showing them. Ive also done a fair amount of judging.

Dana Krempels, Ph.D.

U.S.
Available
I've lived with companion rabbits for more than 35 years, and consider them members of my family. I can answer any questions about the biology and health of rabbits, from the commonplace to the unusual. But please note:

RULE #1:
THE INTERNET IS NOT THE PLACE TO SEEK HELP IN AN EMERGENCY.

  • If your rabbits is LETHARGIC
  • If your rabbit is NOT EATING
  • If your rabbit is PHYSICALLY INJURED (including broken bones)
  • If your baby rabbit has DIARRHEA
...it is an EMERGENCY.

Find a rabbit vet at www.rabbit.org/vet for immediate help, and don't risk your bunny's life by spending time asking questions online! If you can't get in touch with your vet, read these Emergency Sick Bunny Instructions.

If you have found a wild baby rabbit, please read these EMERGENCY INSTRUCTIONS FOR WILD BABY RABBITS and then use this link to FIND A LOCAL WILDLIFE REHABILITATOR who can give you the right advice.


RULE #2:
Help me help you! Please make your subject line informative if you have an urgent question .....

Recent Answers

2014-07-14 Flea treatment for rabbits:

Hi Mary,    Ask the vet for Revolution.  Both Revolution and Advantage (not advantix) are safe for rabbits.  I personally prefer Revolution but if all your vet carries is Advantage it will also work.

2014-07-11 Can I give my rabbit conjunctivitis?:

Dear Carrie,    Most viruses are very species-specific.  I have never heard of viral conjunctivitis being passed from a human to a rabbit (or vice versa), and would think it very surprising if it did happen

2014-07-11 Rabbit genetics:

Hi Timothy,    First I commend you for your dedication to learning.  We need more youth like you in this rabbit hobby.  I am going to be honest about tri colored Mini Rex.  Generally speaking you can have

2014-07-10 Rabbit Death Query:

Dear Simone,    Without being able to examine the rabbit, I have no idea of the cause of death.  It could have been any of dozens of things.    The chewing at her rear end really does sound like fly strike

2014-07-09 habitat?:

I'm sorry to hear that your situation is not the best. Your mom is not allowing you to purchase an outdoor hutch for Michael? That's a shame.  Since the ideal situation would not work out for you, I'd

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