• August 1, 2014

    Where to Get Your New Rabbit

    Learn whether you should get a pet rabbit from a shelter, rescue group or breeder--and why.

  • October 3, 2009

    What to Do About Wild Rabbits

    Adapted from the book Wild Neighbors

    Rabbit eat flowers and vegetable plants in spring and summer, and the bark of fruit and ornamental trees and shrubs in the fall and winter. Mowing and raking yards can disturb rabbit nests. Cats and other animals catch and injure small rabbits.

  • January 8, 2010

    Welcoming Your Rabbit Home

    The Humane Society of the United States

    Animals like their routines and moving from one home to another or from a shelter to a permanent home can be stressful for any pet, including rabbits. But by preparing everything ahead of time, you can help ease the process for your new rabbit.

  • November 11, 2009

    Video: Rabbit Care

    The Humane Society of the United States

    What to consider before getting a rabbit as a pet.

  • December 28, 2009

    Rabbits Are Nuts About Fruit

    The Humane Society of the United States

    While many of us would prefer chocolate, most rabbits view fruit as nature’s candy, and nothing will excite a rabbit quite like a fresh slice of apple or piece of banana.

  • December 28, 2009

    Rabbits and Water

    The Humane Society of the United States

    Besides nutritious food, your rabbit needs plenty of clean water. Insufficient water consumption can cause serious health problems in rabbits, such as bladder stones.

  • October 26, 2009

    Rabbits and Vegetables

    The Humane Society of the United States

    Children may turn up their noses at the mere thought of vegetables, but most rabbits will always ask for seconds. Vegetables are an essential part of a rabbit’s diet that provide a variety of nutrients, extra water, and a whole lot of deliciousness.

  • October 26, 2009

    Rabbit Housing

    The Humane Society of the United States

    The best place for pets to live is indoors with their human families, and this applies to rabbits, too. Many bunnies today live as house rabbits, roaming freely throughout the home just like dogs and cats do.

  • March 25, 2015

    Is a Rabbit the Right Pet for You?

    The Humane Society of the United States

    Big ears, wiggly nose, cotton tail. Who can resist a darling rabbit, especially if you have kids who are pleading for one? If you're thinking about a bunny, make sure you know what it takes to care for the animal, and remember that plenty of animal shelters have bunnies galore to adopt!

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