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  1. Leaf823

    Bonding - Grooming Too Much??

    I am in the process of bonding my two rabbits. An older female and a younger male. The male is fixed and the female is not. The bonding has been going well so far however, when the younger male grooms my older female he seems to be pulling too hard. I noticed this after I saw the female had a...
  2. cosmoluna

    Trying to mount, turns into a tornado?

    Hi- so after 2 months of bonding through an X pen, I have been reintroducing my two fixed bunnies after my female was spayed. They went 24 hours together free roaming with no fighting, lots of grooming, cuddling, and binkying, but last night my female started trying to mount my male since she is...
  3. bellathebouncingbun

    Bunny ate my hair!

    My bun Bella was left out last night in my bedroom because she wanted to sleep on my bed. This happens a lot and sometimes she’ll sit and “groom” my face and nibble at my baby hairs....... but last night went a bit too far I woke up with a massive chunk of my hair gone! She’s managed to chew...
  4. B

    Over a Year in our House, but Still Refuses Petting/Grooming

    I adopted Frost from the Humane Society over a year and a half ago. She was there because her previous owner (who had her for the first year of her life) was an animal hoarder. I believe that she was neglected. She was used, the day of adoption, for a Bunny Basics training class, where she was...
  5. A

    Love or hate? Opinions needed!

    Hello guys! I have a bit of a strange situation with my bunnies, and I'm hoping someone here can have some enlightening opinions. I have two bunnies. Angel is two years and been spayed for 1.5 year. Teddy is approximately 6 months and also spayed two weeks ago. We rescued Teddy 3 months ago...
  6. Kayblebug

    Pet Haven controversial grooming tips?

    Hey guys So I was reading this article from rabbit haven and I thought it gave great advice on grooming except, in the pictures, the people were holding the rabbit on its back. I’m really scared of trancing and I wanted to know your thoughts on it? Are there any other ways I can groom my bunnies...
  7. Gelly

    Mini Rex Grooming?

    Curious how folks groom their rex rabbits. I've heard their skin or fur is sensitive so I'm really not sure what to use...
  8. Haybun

    Rabbit Handling - They HATE it

    I rescued two Holland lops a few months ago and were both fairly scared/shy rabbits. I don’t know their past at all, but what I do know is they HATE being handled. I’ve tried covering the eyes, blankets, holding them tightly so they don’t feel scared. You name it, but they will wiggle out no...
  9. Belle rabbit

    Very sore spot on my rabbits neck scared it’s an abscess

    I have pictures of the process of this spot to today’s date scroll to the bottom of all the information for the pictures. So since May 19 I noticed a bit of redness to my bunnys neck/dewlap and looked kinda like a hot spot. I put cream on it and it started to heal. I’ve watched it everyday...
  10. J

    Girl bunny over grooming boy bunny and pulling fur out! Help!

    Hi guys, I have a 1 year old girl and 3 year old boy bunny who are both desexed. We have been trying to bond them and things have been going really well (they flop together, they groom each other, they hang out side by side together etc.) They are still separated overnight with a play pen, but I...
  11. camilouwho

    New (and inexperienced) bunny owner here!

    Hello! So in the past few months I have sort of...ended up with a rabbit. It's a bit of a long story but basically I work at a nonprofit (on a farm) that works with at-risk girls and horses. One of the girls had a bunny she couldn't care for and brought it to us. The poor thing was underweight...
  12. D

    HELP. MY RABBIT RIPS HIS NAILS OUT.

    I really need help. Im sick of my rabbit being uncomfortable but, every single time i trim his nails, or get them trimmed he RIPS them out.. He's more uncomfortable when i trim his nails than when i leave his nails.. But they NEED to be done eventually.. Every time, no fail, he rips them out...
  13. S

    Rabbit Does Not Let Me Pet Him

    Hi, I am fostering a pair of young rabbits as they went through the surgeries to get fixed. I had some very long petting sessions with the female especially now that she is recovering from her spay surgery and she even has taken the posture that shows she wants more pets. The male on the other...
  14. Popsicles

    Constant moulting

    Poppy has always been a pretty seasonal moulter, usually get one big moult around April and another around October.. but with the weather so up and down in the UK this spring/summer she is just in one constant moult.. and it’s driving me mad. I spend about 15 minutes twice a day brushing and...
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