I need suggestions on how to bond my two male Rabbits

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I need suggestions on how to bond my two male Rabbits.
 

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Two males can be tricky... Are they both neutered and did the procedure happen 60-90 days ago or more? Has one been living with you longer than the other and already has a determined "territory"? What have your bonding attempts been so far? There are a lot of factors that go into bonding to allow it to be successful, so the more information you can give us the better.
 

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Two males can be tricky... Are they both neutered and did the procedure happen 60-90 days ago or more? Has one been living with you longer than the other and already has a determined "territory"? What have your bonding attempts been so far? There are a lot of factors that go into bonding to allow it to be successful, so the more information you can give us the better.
Yes they are both neutered. I have tried everything I know but they seem to hate each other
 

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Two males can be tricky... Are they both neutered and did the procedure happen 60-90 days ago or more? Has one been living with you longer than the other and already has a determined "territory"? What have your bonding attempts been so far? There are a lot of factors that go into bonding to allow it to be successful, so the more information you can give us the better.
I'm not sure how long it's been since the procedure I adopted both of them about 6 weeks ago
 

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I'm not sure how long it's been since the procedure I adopted both of them about 6 weeks ago
I have tried putting them in a very enclosed place and shaking it just a little so they would Bond but it didn't work.
 

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I have tried putting them in a very enclosed place and shaking it just a little so they would Bond but it didn't work.
Two males can be tricky... Are they both neutered and did the procedure happen 60-90 days ago or more? Has one been living with you longer than the other and already has a determined "territory"? What have your bonding attempts been so far? There are a lot of factors that go into bonding to allow it to be successful, so the more information you can give us the better.
It's really strange bugs seems to prefer my Chihuahuas companionship over the other bunny
 

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In the wild bucks do not tolerate the presence of other bucks. They chase them away from their section of the warrens. It is in their nature to be intolerant to other bucks, this is millions of years of behavior coded into them. However rabbits are smart and can learn to toletate each other for their owners sake. If your determined to make this work give each buck a section of the room or house and help them enforce thoes boundaries.
 

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It might be helpful to do some "pre-bonding" for awhile first. You can read about that here on my website:

After keeping them side-by-side (not interacting) in pens for several weeks, then you can try either of the two bonding methods described at the link.

Males aren't the easiest pairing but it can work-- depending on the rabbits. Sometimes two rabbits will just refuse to get along. The only way to know is to go through the process (similar to what's described on the site).
 

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It might be helpful to do some "pre-bonding" for awhile first. You can read about that here on my website:

After keeping them side-by-side (not interacting) in pens for several weeks, then you can try either of the two bonding methods described at the link.

Males aren't the easiest pairing but it can work-- depending on the rabbits. Sometimes two rabbits will just refuse to get along. The only way to know is to go through the process (similar to what's described on the site).
Thanks. I needed some idea as well. Because my husband and I are thinking of getting Shen a playmate after he's fixed. And we found one that looks a lot like him, but he doesn't have a white spot on his nose and forehead, and his other ear is flopped. We would go for a female, but the shelter doesn't have any that isn't already paired with another bunny.
 

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