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.
I have two 7 year old rescue rabbits and volunteer for a well established rabbit rescue here in the UK, both physically doing cleaning out etc and I am also their events and awareness co-oordinator, helping educate the general public on proper rabbit keeping, this means I have to ensure all information I give is correct and matches current welfare standards.
I belong to the RWAF (Rabbit Welfare Association & Fund) and volunteer for a major rabbit rescue.
I have no formal education on this subject, however read everything I can to keep up to date with current welfare standards and health problems. Both my rabbits have sensitive guts and constantly keep me on my toes.
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Hi JJ How is your bunny doing? It sounds like is racing about could have sprained or fractured one of the fragile bones in his foot if he's still lame on it. Only a vet and an X-ray could confirm. Rabbits
Hi Nikki Sorry to hear of your bunny's troubles. I would recommend keeping a detailed food diary for your bun to help trying to spot gas triggers. Also monitor activity levels, movement is just as important
Hi Rachel Sorry to hear you lost a bun. Bunnies are sensitive souls and there are a number of health problems that could have caused his death. If he was acting oddly and not eating properly, it
Hi Herma Poor buns! Unfortunately Lops are more prone to head structure issues than other breeds, both the very large Lops like Frenchies and the very small ones too. I have not seen issues with drooping
Hi Caitlin Sorry to hear your bunny is unwell. Unfortunately there's not much you can do at home and she will need proper diagnosis at a vets. This could be the result of a stroke, nerve damage to
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