Lapis ISSN 2398-2969

Why does my rabbit... ? Owner Factsheet

Unlike dogs and cats which are hunting animals, rabbits are prey animals and so their natural behaviour is very different. It is part of the responsibility of owning a pet that you learn to understand what your pet's behaviour means - this will help you to know when your rabbit is happy, when it is frightened or when it is ill.

Why does my rabbit rub its chin on objects?

This article is available in full to registered subscribers

Sign up now to purchase a 30 day trial, or Login

Why do my rabbits fight?

This article is available in full to registered subscribers

Sign up now to purchase a 30 day trial, or Login

Why does my rabbit thump its feet on the ground?

This article is available in full to registered subscribers

Sign up now to purchase a 30 day trial, or Login

Why does my rabbit struggle when I pick it up?

This article is available in full to registered subscribers

Sign up now to purchase a 30 day trial, or Login

Why does my female rabbit build a nest?

This article is available in full to registered subscribers

Sign up now to purchase a 30 day trial, or Login

Why does my rabbit only use one corner of the hutch as a toilet?

This article is available in full to registered subscribers

Sign up now to purchase a 30 day trial, or Login

Further reading

This article is available in full to registered subscribers

Sign up now to purchase a 30 day trial, or Login


ADDED