breeding of ornamental rabbits SpecialistsI do not recommend them to bathe without the need altogether. Rabbit Wool has the ability to cleanse itself and in contact with excessive moisture it violates the imbalances of the skin.
Therefore, you need to wash the animal is rare and in case of emergency.
You will need
- Basin (bath), thermometer, food (either the one that like animal), terry mitten (sponge), a large towel (not less than 5 pieces).
Prepare a bowl with water. The water temperature should be 38-40 degrees. If you make the water colder, the rabbit may freeze and catch a cold. This should not be allowed as colds these animals almost not treated.
Give the rabbit a carrot, cabbage and other foods that he particularly likes. Stroke his hair in the direction of its growth. Thus, you will calm your pet.
Remember that during water treatment can not use any cleaning agents, since they adversely affect the balance of wool a rabbit. Instead, you can use a sponge, terry mitten or simply wash the animal with his hands.
Place a rabbit in a basin or tub with water the right temperature,stroke him and quietly watering waters. Rub your hands all contaminated sites on the animal's fur, avoiding the area around the eyes and ears. Watering eyes and ears is strictly forbidden, as it will trigger the appearance of otitis media, which have decorative rabbits not treated.
When rinsing a rabbit water is important not to use the shower. It is better if it is to stand next to a container of warm clear waters. Carefully remove the a rabbit of water and cover it with a towel. When the towel gets wet, it is necessary to change and continue to wipe a rabbit do as pet drying. Completely dry the animal put to the floor again Treat food and stroke. It is necessary to gently talk to the animals, so it does not hurt. Decorative rabbits are very clean and rarely get dirty, but if it was necessary to wash them, it is better to do it with the least harm to the animal psyche.
In no case did not Accelerate drying using household appliances - it will scare decorative a rabbit and negatively affect his nervous system.