Molting?? Anything I need to know?

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  1. Sep 19, 2019 #1

    Ariana

    Ariana

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    Every bunny I’ve had has never molted . Squishy barely sheds. But I have a rescue bun and she is shedding heavily. Like I touch her and clumps of hair comes out , new new undercoat is soooo soft . She hates to be touched so I am wondering how I can brush her without getting attacked and stressing her too bad. As I don’t want her ingesting so much hair.
     
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    MameJenny

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    I’ve had a couple heavy shedders. My best advice would be to wrap her in a towel or teach her to be OK with being held, then use a soft fine-bristle brush. Giving her a special treat like banana will help reinforce that it’s a good thing :) I normally brush mine once or twice during the course of a big shed.

    If she’s a longhair bunny, you can also trim her right before a big shed to limit the amount of long hairs that she’s eating. I do that with my lionhead.
     
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