Creating the ideal home for your rabbits
Sadly, many hutches are much too small for rabbits and don't give these pets the active life they should. Here's our vets' advice on making sure your rabbits have the room they need:
Your rabbit should have a safe and secure hutch. This will give them a place to shelter and sleep.
Sadly, a lot of rabbits live in hutches that are too small for them and this can lead them putting on weight and developing health problems.
A good rabbit hutch will be:
In the wild, rabbits have a home territory the size of 30 tennis courts! We might not be able to give our pet rabbits that much space to roam around in but they should have access to a large run. This will give them the space they need to stretch, hop, and play. We recommend placing their run on a large, grassy area to make sure they get enough exercise.
Your rabbit’s run should be:
Everyone likes a nice, clean home and rabbits are no exception. Keep everything in tip top condition by giving it a quick tidy every day and a deep clean every month or two.
Give your rabbit’s hutch a quick tidy each day to:
Clean the hutch more thoroughly once a week to keep it clean and hygienic. Remove and replace all bedding and hay.
You should give your rabbits’ hutch a deep clean every month or two:
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