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  1. jess 1993

    need help to re bond grumpy buns!!

    after a trip to the vets our 2 girl bunnies fell out with each other - they use to love each other very much and were best friends but now i can’t get them to be like that again! poppy - who had the illness and was kept inside until she was better again, is now extremely scared of pumpkin...
  2. S

    Sibling Rebonding

    We have two rabbits , Momo and Sana (7 months). We recently started rebonding them after they were fixed, with some good progress. We moved them to the kitchen yesterday and they spent the night together with no fights! But, Momo is quite anxious. Whenever Sana runs up to her to fast, she runs...
  3. T

    Newly bonded rabbits excessively humping

    Hi, mid august I adopted a beautiful new lion Holland cross to bond with my Holland lop. she had only just been fixed so I had to wait until 24th August before starting the bonding process but started the scent swapping etc during that time. Fast forward to last Saturday (11th September)...
  4. Morchall

    Help with late bonding giant rabbits?

    My roommate and I have two 2 year old giant rabbits. We have had them since they were around 3-4 months old. We originally brought our female home with another litter mate and they got along really well. Unfortunately, the male passed away after a few weeks. For about a month, our female did not...
  5. A

    Bonding 4 Bunnies

    Hi! Not that long ago, I posted about a mini lop male that needed a home near me, that needed a home. I have three mini lops that are bonded. People had mixed opinions about it, but I felt bad for him, so I decided to take him on. He was desexed on Thursday, the day I bought him home. He is...
  6. A

    URGENT ADVICE NEEDED Bunny Rehome Help

    Hi guys! I need some advice urgently. I have three buns, all desexed and bonded. 2 females (1yr 6months) and 1 male (2yrs). In my neighbourhood, there’s another mini lop that needs rehoming. The owner has four bunnies, two girls and the two boys, none of which desexed. She’s trying to get rid...
  7. J

    Bonding with bunny Bella

    Brought home new 10 week old bunny 2 weeks ago....scared to death, finally able to pet her, totally freaks when we pick her up, was not handled regularly by breeder, she has the run of two rooms and her own little bunny home...advice on how to bond with her... we have not been forcing her to...
  8. D

    Bonding Struggles :(

    My mother and I have been struggling to find the right way to bond our two female bunnies. One is nearly a year old (Bella, grey lop) and the other is going to be a year in November (Phoebe, lionhead). Both are neutered Phoebe is definitely the submissive of the two. Bella has never once groomed...
  9. D

    How to bond my bunny with newly adopted bunny?

    Hi! I'd like to seek your advice how to start bonding bunnies pls. we have got female HL (spayed) bunny at home that bond with us so well. And we have been thinking a lot to bring in a buck bunny for her mate/friend. Now we have decided to get a buck HL, not yet neutered. We will neuter the...
  10. Magpie689

    bonding 5 rabbits

    Hello all, I have two bonded pairs and a single right now. All but the youngest are spayed and neutered and she will be as well when she's old enough. A bit about my rabbits; Peanut, female, 9 year old lionhead/rex cross, bonded to Steve. Peanut is my most dominant rabbit, for sure the boss...
  11. b.potter

    Bonding rabbits different enclosures but same room?

    Hi guys I’m new here so go easy on me! First time bunny owner did a lot of research for care and responsible bunny ownership. I have my cute Netherland Dwarf (Oates) and today I’m getting him a friend a Holland lop. Obviously I can’t put them together because the both haven’t been...
  12. eskaisbell

    Can you bond after mating?

    So I have a very specific situation that I need some advice on, I hope this is a relevant thread to be asking. So I got two Holland lops back in August, the breeder told me they were both girls - sisters. Well I noticed nest making behaviour a few weeks ago and upon inspecting my grey lop...
  13. J

    Bunny pooping after new bunny came home

    Hi everyone, I have been reading lots of similar stories, but can't find anything that answers my particular question. I have a 7-month old doe Netherland Dwarf (M), who was sterilised 3 weeks ago. Yesterday, I adopted a young buck Belier (T), who I would like to bond with her. M is a free...
  14. B

    Youngster and adult bonding

    Hi everyone! I’ve tried to read through a few threads but can’t find anything really matching my situation so thought to reach out for help. I have two girls bonded who are 7 months old and both spayed, they were from the same litter and so have always been bonded and lovely to each other, Dora...
  15. alexis philippot

    bonding bunnies... thumping at each other's smell?

    Hi there! i recently brought a second bunny home (neutered male) to bond with my spayed female, the resident bunny. I have been trying to go as slow as possible to ensure a successful bond. The new bunny is being housed in our spare bedroom, and the resident female is free roam in almost our...
  16. magicicada

    Bonding tips?

    Hello! I’m a new user and adopted my rabbits recently! My first bunny is Fargo, she’s under a year, spayed, dwarf lion head mix. I adopted her in October from a co-worker’s sister and she and I have really hit it off. About a month ago, I adopted an unaltered male (Californian I think? He was...
  17. T

    Bonding Aggresive/Stubborn female Bunnies

    Hi. So I have two spayed female bunnies both roughly around 2 years old. I have tried bonding them multiple times doing different methods but to no avail. 1st time (3months) This was when I acquired the second bunny Dr.Yang. I set their enclosure next to each other but to make they do not...
  18. Breemarie77

    Bunny bonding behavior change

    Hello! I recently adopted a 3yo fixed female and I have a 1yo unfixed male. He’s getting fixed but it’s not until January. I have their cages in the same room, and I’m actually thinking about separating them now as he has started spraying and not eating as much because he can’t stop thinking...
  19. Breemarie77

    Unaltered male living near altered female

    Hello! Recently I took on a recuse 3yo female fixed dwarf. I already have a 1yo male dwarf who is not fixed. I’m getting him fixed because of the new addition but none of the vets I’m comfortable with are able to see him until January. I have their cages downstairs in the living area where I...
  20. NKS

    Your advice re adopting second bunny

    Hi everyone! My family adopted a bunny from a shelter in August - we love her and she's thriving. We're strongly considering getting her a companion. We know it's best to let them "meet" a few other bunnies, but with COVID it's a challenge. Do you have advice on picking a second bunny in this...
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