Why You Shouldn’t Feed Your Rabbit Muesli


Small Pets

Vets are warning rabbit owners not to feed their pets muesli. The mixed rabbit food might seem like a relatively benign meal for bunnies but that is not the case. Rabbits require a surprisingly complex diet including fresh water, hay, selected fresh vegetables and dry food. It is the dry food aspect of their nutrition […]

Tuesday, April 24th, 2018

Couple Transform Garden into Bunny Paradise


Small Pets

A Warwickshire couple have spent thousands turning their Stratford-upon-Avon garden into a bunny kingdom for their 30 rabbits. Emma Hartshorne and Wayne Kenward have created an Alice in Wonderland themed play park for their pets which includes a treehouse, complete with a bar, and a maze shaped like a giant rabbit! Recycled Materials The rabbits […]

Monday, September 4th, 2017

United Airlines Bans Big Bunnies


Small Pets

It hasn’t been a good year for United Airlines. After a video of a doctor being forcibly removed from one of its planes went viral, the company must have thought that things couldn’t get any worse. But they were wrong! United have now managed to kill a giant bunny which looked set to become the […]

Wednesday, May 24th, 2017

A Home for Rescue Rabbits


Small Pets

A Rescue Rabbit and a Treasured Teddy Bear The Kindness Ranch is an animal sanctuary in Wyoming which offers homes to animals which have been used in research. Two of the many animals which have found forever homes at the sanctuary were Sally and Dutch. These were a pair of rabbits which had spent ten […]

Monday, October 31st, 2016

What is Myxomatosis?


Small Pets

What is Myxomatosis? This viral disease afflicts rabbits and it severely impacted the wild rabbit population when it first arrived in Britain 50 years ago. Pet rabbits are vulnerable to the disease which mutates from year to year and immunity in wild populations fluctuates.

Saturday, October 29th, 2016

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Pets


Dogs

Addiction and PTSD – How Rabbits Can Help Much has been written about how pets can be beneficial to health. Research has shown that people who share their lives with animals tend to live longer and healthier lives. Any pet can be beneficial but it seems that rabbits are particularly helpful for those who are […]

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016

The Best Things About Owning a Rabbit


Small Pets

We wanted to find out what it’s really like to look after a rabbit so we spoke to a rabbit owner to find out. She told us the best things about owning a rabbit. Her rabbit is called Merlin and he is a Rex rabbit. They are absolutely gorgeous bunnies with extremely soft, velvet like […]

Wednesday, May 6th, 2015

How To Keep Small Animals Active


Small Pets

It’s not just dogs and cats that can get too overweight, small animals can be spoiled too much as well. They need enough exercise not only to maintain a healthy weight but also give them so mental stimulation and fun. If you own a small animal you need to make sure they are kept active, […]

Friday, June 27th, 2014

Choosing The Right Rabbit For Your Family


Small Pets

There are many different breeds of rabbit, so how do you choose the right one for you and your family? Rabbit breeds can be very different in size, temperament and personality. Rabbits can make lovely family pets but they should be the sole responsibility of the parents. Contrary to popular belief, rabbits are not great […]

Monday, April 7th, 2014

Different Breeds Of Rabbit Part 2


Small Pets

Following on from part one, here is the next article covering 5 more breeds of rabbit. There are many different breeds of rabbit and if you have not had rabbits before then it may be tough to decide on which breed to get. Each breed has something different to offer and different requirements. In general […]

Sunday, November 24th, 2013

Different Breeds Of Rabbit Part 1


Small Pets

If you are looking to buy a rabbit it can be difficult to select one from all the different breeds available. They all vary significantly in appearance, character and temperament. We will be covering different rabbit breeds over the next few months to give you an insight into how the different breeds vary. Read on […]

Monday, October 7th, 2013