Lapis ISSN 2398-2969

Aggressive rabbits Owner Factsheet

Contributor(s): Claire Speight, Emma Lightfoot (nee Magnus)

Rabbits have a reputation for being cute and cuddly, and certainly dont give an outward impression of being capable of aggression.  However, aggressive behaviour towards people can be a common problem amongst domestic rabbits, and has many possible causes, with treatment aimed at improving the trust between an owner and the rabbit.

Understanding aggression

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Aggressive behaviour

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Improving aggressive behaviour in rabbits that don't like to be picked up

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How to pick up rabbits

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What to do if your rabbit bites?

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Realistic aims

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What if things don't improve?

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Further information

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