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  • Toys for house rabbits come in many varieties
    Toys for house rabbits come in many varieties
    Rabbits love to play, and if left to their own devices they may very well find something inappropriate to play with….such as the baseboards, your favorite Persian throw rug, or theupholsteryon your living room furniture. Fortunately,...
  • Evening primrose in bloom
    Edible weeds to feed your house rabbits
    Are you making the most of the edible weeds in your garden? House rabbits and other herbivores love the freshness and variety of common weeds found in most backyards. As always, be very sure that the lawns and gardens have NOT been treated with...
  • Ears All Right by Ark Naturals
    Ears All Right by Ark Naturals soothes itchy ears
    Sometimes itchy ears in the house rabbit can be a sign of mites, fleas or ear infections. Sometimes, however, itchy ears can just be dry skin or a little wax buildup, Your veterinarian will need to examine your rabbit’s ears (both the ear...
  • No bumblefoot here!
    Treatment and prevention of bumblefoot in rabbits and rodents
    Ulcerative pododermatitis (also known as bumblefoot or ‘sore hocks’) is a bacterial infection of the skin of the feet of rabbits, guinea pigs, chinchillas, chickens and other creatures.Early symptoms include fur loss (for rabbits and...
  • A traditional springtime choice for bouquets
    Easter lilies pose threat to small pets
    Easter lilies are beautiful but they can be deadly to pets. All parts of the plant are poisonous – leaves, petals, stem and even the pollen! Rabbits (and cats and rodents) which chew on the plant - or even just ingest some pollen while...
  • Chocolate Easter bunnies
    Easter in Marin
    Easter is upon us (April 20th this year) and Easter egg hunts, photos and breakfast with the Easter Bunny and other special events are starting to happen throughout Marin. Here's where to find fun Easter egg hunts and other Easter events for...
  • Bunnies and Kitties is a great book for all ages
    Bunnies and Kitties is a great book for all ages
    Looking for simple pleasures? Bunnies and Kitties: A Cuddly Collection of Fur and Friendship is just that. A great gift for Easter or any time, Bunnies and Kitties offers over 100 amazingly expressive photos of kitties and bunnies with captions...
  • Applying opthalmic ointment to the inner corner of bunny's eye
    Watery eyes in the house rabbit: causes, diagnosis and treatment
    Previous articles have discussed obstructed tear ducts and severalother causes for runny, watery eyes in the house rabbit. Another cause for runny eyes may be glaucoma. Glaucoma in rabbits is uncommon but it does occur, resulting in increased...
  • This rabbit has clear eyes with no signs of excess tears or mats
    Runny eyes in rabbits have many causes
    There are many causes of runny, watery eyes in rabbits. Runny eyes are not life threatening per se, but they may be symptoms of a more serious underlying condition. The continually wet fur and skin is also an ideal environment for the growth of...
  • Watery eyes in rabbits
    Runny eyes in rabbits may be obstructed tear ducts
    Rabbits with runny eyes appear to have been crying: one or both cheeks may be wet, or just the fur underneath the eyes may be wet or just slightly damp and matted. There may be a thicker, white, stringy discharge from the eyes; all of these are...
  • Rabbits, bunnies
    Bunnies are NOT Toys
    Thinking of buying cute little bunny for Easter? DON'T DO IT! Bunnies are NOT toys. Don't be fooled by all the Easter advertising. Rabbits are not toys to be set up in a kid's room only to come out when the child FEELS like playing....
  • 3 day old chickens use the author's husband as a surrogate mom
    Bunnies, Ducks and Chicks - Not Just An Easter Surprise, A Lifetime Commitment
    As Easter approaches, an old practice of getting younglings a cute tiny chick, a sweet duckling or a soft baby bunny is still around. But before you buy one of these lovely sweet things, consider the lifetime commitment they represent.First and...
  • Free spay/neuter clinic for rabbits offered in New York City
    Free spay/neuter clinic for rabbits offered in New York City
    As the Easter holiday approaches, many start thinking about Easter bunnies as the perfect Easter gift. However, owning a rabbit is a commitment, and sometimes people don’t understand fully the level of care a rabbit requires. New owners may...
  • Yarrow and wild violets are early spring edibles for house rabbits
    Yarrow and wild violets are early spring edibles for house rabbits
    Get ready! Even as the cold winds still surround us here in the Midwest, sheltered locations may soon have someharvestable weedsfor your house rabbits or other herbivores. Currently, yarrow in sheltered locations are beginning to send up tender...
  • Don’t purchase real bunnies, go for awesomely cute toy bunnies. why? we’ll explain
    Please don’t purchase real bunnies, we can help!
    Well, New York Doll Collectors, Easter is late this year, but it’s almost around the corner. But, I want to interject with a heartbreaking story. I read an article called “Jump in Abandoned Bunnies Alarms Advocates as Easter Nears,...