Children and Rabbits

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Children & rabbits are natural companions-right? The answer could be yes, no, or “maybe so” depending on many...

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Should I Get a Second Rabbit

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Over the years, HRS volunteers have found few generalizations that can safely be applied to all rabbits. The more rabbits we meet, the...

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What Rabbits Want: Ask Not Wha...

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Do you ever get the feeling that articles about companion animals are required by law to mention that petting a rabbit/cat/dog lowers...

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Age-Related Behavior

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Experienced rabbit people know it’s just a passing phase, but if this is your first bunny and you brought her home last spring,...

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Communication Gaps and Bridges

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We received the following letters within a week of each other. The first is typical of many requests for advice and information that...

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Ideas Have Legs

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If you’ve ever been the recipient of a bunny’s get-away kick, you have received a powerful message. You’d rather...

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Pet Loss Support for Your Rabb...

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Many of us who have rabbit companions have more than one. We have other rabbits or other house pets. Whenever we lose one of these...

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Changing Roles

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Ethan’s frail little body wobbles down the length of the run. Buster greets him with a bow and thrusts his nose under...

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The Importance of Permanence

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Naturally, we don’t want our beloved animals going into adoptive homes where they will be mentally or physically abused or...

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Power Plays

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Contrary to the general rule that dogs are a menace to rabbits, the following is a not-so-rare exception in many HRS households. Greta...

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Lops Are Mellow and Other Dang...

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As an adoption counselor I am often asked, “Which breeds are good with children?” Or people will say, “I have a...

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Aggressive Rabbits

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HRJ Letters –1998 Q. My rabbit Oreo is a dutch and she likes to bite. She has bitten several family members. Do you think if I...

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