When Your Rabbit Needs Special Care is an illustrated guide to the care and behavior of rabbits with special needs. The book provides information on topics as diverse as how to administer subcutaneous fluids to a rabbit and how sounds and color help promote healing. Quotes from top rabbit veterinarians and alternative healing practitioners from across the country are included, as are useful tips from rabbit owners who have had experience in dealing with particular medical conditions. The text is illustrated with both photographs and drawings, making it easy for readers to follow. Authors Lucile C. Moore and Kathy Smith provide pet owners with special-needs rabbits with information on basic care, pain control, digestive system problems, chronic illnesses, physically challenged rabbits, progressive disabilities causing mobility problems, dental care, elderbuns, and emotional issues.
Developed from the successful Norwegian book Den Store Kaninboka (The Big Book of Rabbits) this book covers all aspects of rabbit behaviour, welfare, health and husbandry, with updated and expanded content now also made relevant to veterinarians. The focus is on explaining normal behaviour as a basis for describing optimal welfare, with an emphasis on rabbits in the domestic setting. Information regarding wild and laboratory rabbits is also included to show how behaviours such as socialisation, learning and communication can differ depending on environment. Health matters relating to welfare such as nutrition and oral health are also covered in detail, and case studies from around the world give this valuable resource an international perspective.
A practical and information-packed guide for purchasing and raising pet rabbits So, you’re thinking about buying or adopting a pet rabbit. Wonderful! Or maybe you’ve already brought a fuzzy bundle of joy home and you’re realizing you could use a little guidance. Rabbits are adorable and soft and fun, but they also require a fair amount of work and knowledge to make sure they’re living a happy, healthy life. With the right approach, you will soon discover that your new pet rabbit can become your best pet ever. With time, attention, and patience, a deep bond can develop and you will be friends “furever.” Raising Happy Rabbits will help you choose the right kind of rabbit for your home (if you haven’t already picked one), and answer your questions about housing, litter training, proper feeding, exercise, freedom, grooming, potential illnesses, playtime activities, what is normal/abnormal behavior, and much more. Learn all about: Finding a vet Choosing an appropriate cage Pellets, hay, and fresh foods Growing herbs and lettuces for your bunny Toys to keep your rabbit engaged Illnesses to watch for And more! Make your first year with your bunny a fun and fulfilling experience that will bond you and your new rabbit for life.
Offers advice and information on the care of rabbits, including the history of rabbits and various breeds, nutrition, exercise, grooming, and training.
Rabbit owners and lovers are in for a treat with this engaging and informative book that shows readers how to get their rabbits ready to show at the fair. With detailed information about every step of the process, the main content shows young readers just how fun it can be to show a rabbit. Types of rabbits and what judges are looking for are included to guide those interested in taking up this unique hobby. Graphic organizers and tips support responsibility and independence in young readers and encourage them to show their rabbit at the fair.
This user-friendly book on pet rabbit health from a caretaker's perspective is written for people with little or no medical or veterinary background. Its goal is to help rabbit owners play a more active, informed role in their rabbit's health care decisions. It should never substitute for a trip to the veterinarian! The book's predecessor, Rabbit Health 101, received a favorable review in Exotic DVM Veterinary Magazine. The revised edition incorporates feedback from veterinarians across the country and includes the latest information for the new millennium. Topics include: Choosing and establishing a relationship with a veterinarian Symptoms and safe treatment options for a variety of conditions Diagnostic tests and how to understand what they tell your veterinarian Drugs (prescription, over the counter, and supplements) Alternative medicine Coping with loss Resources and references Stories and pictures of rabbits from around the world are sprinkled throughout the book, adding personal touches to serious topics. By the time you have read the entire book you will feel that you know Smokey, who inspired the original Rabbit Health 101, and Murray, who contributed so much to this most recent update.
Your hands-on guide to being a responsible rabbit owner Want to raise a happy, healthy bunny? This practical guide gives you everything you need to know to successfully adopt, nurture, live with, and love a rabbit. From choosing a rabbit and preparing its home to training, healthcare, and having fun with your bunny, you get a wealth of expert tips that will have your rabbit (and you) hopping with joy! Jump into bunny basics — decide whether a rabbit is the right pet for you, discover the different breeds, and find out the best places to adopt your bunny Take care of creature comforts — from housing and grooming to feeding and healthcare, provide the best care for your friend Practice bunny "psychology" — understand bunny body language and sounds, handle behavior issues, and train your bunny to do tricks and use the litter box Enjoy the wonderful world of rabbits — play games with your bunny, join clubs and organizations, show your rabbit, and make traveling with bunny easy Open the book and find: Informative photos and illustrations Detailed breed descriptions How to think like a rabbit Tips for handling bad bunny behavior The latest on organic cuisine and homegrown feeding options Games to play with your rabbit How to live with an indoor bunny (which is recommended!) Ten signs that require emergency action A bunch of bunny resources — from rescue groups to registries to Web sites
Who can resist a soft, cuddly rabbit? If your parents can but you can’t, you’ll need to learn as much as possible about this pet to convince them you can take care of one. The key to raising healthy and happy rabbits is knowing what they need. You might be surprised to learn that they need a lot. They need a quiet place to live—indoors—where they feel safe. (Yes, rabbits can be litter trained!) It’s amazing how much they eat, and they should be fed twice a day. Most important, they need your love. A happy rabbit has a human that spends time with it every day. If you’ve got plenty of time and the love, a rabbit might just be the right pet for you. Can you convince your parents to agree?
A House Rabbit Primer: Understanding and Caring for Your Companion Rabbit is a complete, up-to-date handbook on all aspects of rabbit care for both new and experienced pet rabbit owners. Just a few years ago, most pet rabbits were kept outdoors in hutches. That time is past. Today, pet rabbits are considered to be members of the family. They are spayed/neutered pets kept indoors and pampered with special toys and treats. In A House Rabbit Primer, author Lucile C. Moore, Ph.D., provides pet rabbit owners with valuable information about the total care of their pet. Part one tells owners just what to expect from their new member of the family and gives detailed information on how to house, feed, and train a rabbit. Part two contains a comprehensive medical section. In addition to detailed information on many rabbit diseases, there are tips on creating a first-aid kit for rabbits as well as providing emergency care. With more and more pet owners choosing to keep their rabbits indoors full time, this informative guide lays out practical information for making rabbits a healthy part of any family.
Want to learn exactly how to get started with pet rabbits and learn what the pros do to care for them? Discover The Secrets For Successful Rabbit Care And Breeding That Teach You How To Have A Happy, Healthy Rabbit All The Time Every Time...Even As A Beginner! Just Follow The Instructions And You'll Be Enjoying Your Pet Rabbit In No Time! Are you ready to get started on your journey to becoming a skilled pet rabbit owner? Yes? Then let's get started! All too often a budding rabbit owner will rush right out, buy the first rabbit they see at the pet store, grab some food and head right back home, thinking that they have everything needed for fun and games with their rabbit. Sadly, the experience is usually less than positive and they find that they need a great deal more for their pet than they first realized. The rabbit might easily end up becoming dinner for the next door dog, a cat or a fox and the dream of owning an enjoyable pet will disappear forever. Another scenario that occurs frequently is taking notice of a buddy or acquaintance presenting himself as a self-proclaimed "expert." You know the type. He knows all about keeping rabbits and proceeds to let you know everything you are doing "wrong." Before you know it you have connected the experience with the jerk and you let the whole experience fade into oblivion never willing to try it again. It doesn't have to be like that. You can learn the basics of pet rabbit care and take it to whatever destination you desire. You might even decide to go into breeding rabbits to sell. You can do it with your own copy of "Pet Rabbit Care." "Pet Rabbit Care" gives you everything you need to get started. Not only will you learn how to select the right rabbit for your needs, you will learn also learn how to choose the right hutch and food to keep your new pet in optimum health and condition. Here's more: Are You Prepared for Owning a Pet Rabbit? Although it is a very entertaining pet, you have to ensure that you have everything it needs for optimum care and safety. Rabbits should never be left in a hutch all day. Diet and Exercise. The food and exercise your pet rabbit will need are different from any that dogs and cats need. Rabbits are herbivores and so cannot thrive on just any old food. They will get sick if you give them meat products. And they have special needs for exercise too. Learn more inside. Taking Your Rabbit Home. After much thought and discussion, it is finally time to bring your adorable new pet home. You have to have everything ready to keep your new pet safe both inside the house and outside. All About Hutches. There are several different kinds of hutches, each with its unique strengths and characteristics. Some kinds are better for outdoors while others are more suited to indoor use. It depends on whether you want your pet to live indoors or out. Hutches are not only to keep rabbits in, but to keep predators out. We want "Pet Rabbit Care" to be an absolute 100% no-brainer for you. That's why you can order your copy with complete peace of mind. Tag: rabbit care, rabbit care book, rabbit care book for kids, rabbit care fresh, rabbit care guide, rabbit care kit, rabbit care supplies, rabbit carefresh
Includes, beginning Sept. 15, 1954 (and on the 15th of each month, Sept.-May) a special section: School library journal, ISSN 0000-0035, (called Junior libraries, 1954-May 1961). Also issued separately.
The author of The Basic Bird Book shows would-be rabbit owners how to pick a species and breed, where to shop, and how to recognize healthy animals, and discusses diet, exercise, health, travel, breeding, and more. Original.