What Are Rabbits Really Like?

Feb 10, 2013 by

People who haven’t lived with rabbits often ask those who do if rabbits make “good pets,” and if so, if they are...

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Rabbit and Human Coexistence

Feb 1, 2013 by

  Still Wild Because we share our homes and lives with animals domesticated relatively recently (about 1500 years ago, as opposed...

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Socializing the Antisocial Rab...

Feb 1, 2013 by

Our rescue work often requires us to socialize rabbits for the purpose of making them more appealing to prospective adopters. Most of...

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Herman and Me

Jan 11, 2013 by

I am sure that this story will be familiar to many house rabbit owners, but I’d like to share it, as it may make you smile,...

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Just for Fun

Apr 12, 2012 by

Do animals have a sense of humor? Of course they do. Not only can they sense our humor, but they also have a sense of their own. I was...

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Shy Rabbits

Jul 10, 2011 by

One of the most common misconceptions people have about rabbits is that they like to be held and cuddled. This is probably because...

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What Rabbits Want: Ask Not Wha...

Jul 10, 2011 by

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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Communication Gaps and Bridges

Jul 10, 2011 by

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

Jul 10, 2011 by

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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Changing Roles

Jul 10, 2011 by

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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Power Plays

Jul 10, 2011 by

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...

Jul 10, 2011 by

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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