The rabbit at home is a warm, fluffy, beautiful pet, quite unpretentious in food, and also an unusual pet that will arouse the interest of the guests.
Naturally, any medal has two sides, and together with the rabbit its owners are responsible for the pet and the hassle of his upbringing and care.
Before you have a rabbit
It is necessary to answer for yourself a few questions:
1. Where will the pet live?
For him, you need a cage, preferably equipped with a toilet, a secluded cottage in which the rabbit can hide from strangers in case of an alarming situation, as well as a hay trough.
The cell should stand in a free, well ventilated room, but not in a draft. The dimensions of the cell should not be less than 70 * 55 * 45 cm.
2. Who will be the responsible owner of the rabbit?
This person should take care ofThe state of the rabbit's cell, transferring its functions to other home, if for some reason it can not do it by itself. In addition, the host should regularly visit the veterinary clinic for preventive examination of the rabbit and routine vaccination.
3. Are you ready to take on this responsibility?
We are responsible for those whom we tamed. Do not follow the fashion or succumb to your desires without evaluating your responsibility and clearly not weighing everything FOR and AGAINST.
How to choose a rabbit
There are a lot of different breeds of ornamental rabbits: from dwarf to quite large rabbits, from short-haired to long-haired, with small ears or lop-eared.
You can always get quality advice fromBreeders or in specialized stores. You can also study the special forums of breeders and even get a thoroughbred rabbit for free, just in good hands.
The main thing is not to buy a pet in subway crossings, from casual street vendors and in other "suspicious" places. In this case, you risk getting a sick animal.
When the rabbit is at home
Adaptation period can last quite a long time. The pet should get used to the owner and a new place. Patience and love will help this process to develop faster.
Treat your pet with treats, iron like a cat and talk to him, calling by nickname.
Protect from rabbit wires, wallpaper and wooden furniture. A young rabbit will actively sharpen his teeth about these items. A meeting with electrical wires is dangerous for the life of your pet.
Try to avoid a large crowd of people around the rabbit's cage, it's very scary.
On holiday it is desirable to agree withClose, that they visit a pet in your home, and not bring a rabbit to a new home, a change in the situation is very difficult for these pets. If your vacation is short, up to 4 days, then you can safely leave your pet unattended, providing a good supply of water and hay.
The teeth of rabbits grow continuously, so they always need a solid material to grind them. It is ideal to break a branch of a tree and bring a pet.
In the warmer months you can walk with a rabbitWalk in the park. Rabbit is worn in special carrying bags, as for cats, and in the park you can walk with it on a special leash. Carefully watch that the rabbit does not overeat the green grass, it can be detrimental to its digestion.
Rabbits remember their hosts well, they know whereTheir cell, and they can be taught to go to the toilet only in a certain place. Have fun with your pet and he will reciprocate you.