Health

The Scoop on Poop

Cecal pellets (aka cecotropes) are a special food made by bunny, just for bunny. They are partially digested foods that are passed from the bunny and then reingested. You may not see bunny do this, but when she appears to be bathing her belly and she comes up chewing, she’s probably just taken up a…

Is Your Rabbit Sick?

Rabbits are at the bottom of the food chain and in the wild the weakest are the first to be preyed upon. Thus, rabbits instinctively hide illnesses and injuries to avoid detection by animals of prey. This may be a good survival tactic in the wild, but for domestic rabbits, hiding their…

Rabbit GI Physiology and Nutrition

Susan A. Brown, D.V.M Midwest Bird and Exotic Animal Hospital Westchester, IL 60154   Rabbits are strict herbivores. Their relatively small body size makes it difficult to store large volumes of coarse fiber as might be done in the cow or horse. The gastrointestinal tract (GIT) attempts…

Get Your Rabbit Spayed or Neutered

Yes! Your rabbit does need to be spayed or neutered.   There are several reasons why you should get your rabbit altered. 1) Curb rabbit overpopulation:

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