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CuteKawaiiCookie

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I have an 8 year old netherland dwarf bonded to a 3 year old mini rex, they have been bonded for over a year, but the 3 year old is a total food hog!
my older rabbit has lost weight, and I am concerned about being able to give my older rabbit more food without my younger one eating it all?
I am fully willing to listen to as much advice as I can get, thank you!
 

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If the younger one is clearly just hogging away their shared food and the older one can't keep up the eating and thus has lost weight, then you need to try giving out their portions separately a little bit away from each other and stop the young one if he tries to get to the older one's food stash. If the older one has lost a lot of weight, then you might want to give a teaspoon of plain or rolled oats per day to help his weight regain.
But if they are still eating almost the same amount, then you might just want to call the vet and ask for dietary changes advice or a checkup for that bun.
 

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