Rabbit Blog

Do you have a pet bunny or are you looking to get one? Congrats, you’re in the right place! Whether you’re curious about the quirks and traits of various rabbit breeds or you need resources to better care for your rabbit, we’ve got what you need. At PetGuide’s rabbit section, you’ll find everything that an (aspiring) rabbit owner needs to know to make sure that their pet bunny is living their best life.

While undoubtedly cute and adorable, rabbits are not easy pets – it’s a hurtful myth that has left many bunnies abandoned by uninformed owners that thought that a bunny won’t need any special care. Not unlike cats and dogs, pet rabbits also have feelings you need to account for and needs you have to meet if you want to ensure they stay happy and healthy under your care. There are plenty of specific things about rabbits you need to have in mind before you get one as a pet, and we can help provide all the important details. Our guides on various rabbit breeds give you all the essential information you need to properly care for your particular breed of rabbit, whether you have a tiny Lionhead Rabbit or share your home with a Flemish Giant.

In addition to learning more about things such as malocclusion and why TImothy hay makes up the majority of what rabbits eat, as well as learning how to potty train your rabbit or teach them tricks and commands, we’ll also ensure you get access to the best rabbit products. From things such as best toys for rabbits and how to know which are safe for your enthusiastic little chewers to best grooming accessories to minimize their shedding and risk of GI stasis, all the way to hutches and enclosures that will make your bunny feel like a king (or a queen) of their personal castle – we scour the web to find only the best rabbit products so you don’t have to spend hours on end to find something that works both for your needs and budget.

Of course, for all those rabbit enthusiasts out there, we also cover all the interesting stories from the world of bunnies – your daily dose of cuteness and laughter is waiting for you in our rabbit news section, so you’ll always be up to date on all things rabbit-related. Whether you just love bunnies and want to learn more about these cuddly creatures or you have a pet rabbit and want to have all the essential information about them in one place, it’s just a click or two away!

Beginner’s Guide to Properly Handling Rabbits

Rabbits are fragile and energetic creatures, and you want to know what is the best way to handle them easily and safely. It is all about the right approach and plenty of patience and care to ensure their safety at all times.

10 Best Outdoor Rabbit Breeds

While most pet rabbits are meant to be kept indoors, there are a few rabbit breeds that are hardy enough to be housed outdoors. - we've rounded up the best outdoor rabbit breeds to help you find a perfect companion.

5 Best Rabbits for Companions

If you are looking for a pet rabbit that makes a great companion – whether you are single or want a family pet – we are bringing you a list of bunnies that will excel in that role! Fluffy, funny, and affectionate, they will share in on your life adventures for years to come.

Why Enrichment Is Important for Rabbits and How to Provide It

Rabbit enrichment is a way to provide your pet with a safe and engaging environment that stimulates natural behaviors, puts your rabbit at ease, and contributes to their emotional, mental, and physical well-being.

10 Best Rabbits for Beginners

To help you find the right companion for you, we’ve rounded up the 10 best rabbits for beginners, whose traits make them perfect for first-time owners. These rabbit breeds are relatively low-maintenance, tend to be friendly and sociable, intelligent and easy to train, so even a complete beginner could manage to train and socialize them with a bit of patience and effort.

How to Litter Train a Rabbit

All across the world, rabbits are quite popular pets and make affectionate, sweet companions. They are up there on the list of favorites, with cats and dogs…

Best Rabbits for Families

We’ve handpicked 10 breeds that are considered to be the best rabbits for families – you can’t help but fall in love with any of these cute bunnies!

10 Best Rabbits for Pets

Not all rabbits are bred for the role of house pets – there are simply some breeds more suited than others, thanks to their great personalities and ease of care. Read on to see which 10 breeds make our list of best pet rabbits!

Can You Potty Train a Rabbit?

Most people fear bunnies will poop all over their home and that they’re unable to learn how to use a litter box – but that doesn’t have to be the case with your pet. Here’s what you need to know about a bunny’s toilet habits before adopting one.

Ask the Animal Communicator: Family’s New Pet Rabbit Isn't Friendly

Who doesn’t love a fluffy, floppy eared, cute, and cuddly pet rabbit? Small, smart, sociable, and relatively short-lived, rabbits are becoming an increasingly popular pet choice today.

Top 10 Best Rabbits for 4H

There are various rabbit projects within the 4-H, including breeding, pet, and market projects, but we’ll focus on the best rabbits for 4-H programs that are meant for raising pet rabbits.

10 Best Indoor Rabbits

We’ve selected the 10 best indoor rabbits to make sure any owner can find a perfect match – read on to learn more about these pet bunnies.

GI Stasis In Rabbits: Symptoms, Causes, and How To Prevent It

One of these challenges that your rabbit can potentially come across in their life is GI stasis, better known as gastrointestinal stasis.

Hay for Rabbits and Why It’s Important

Hay is the primary food source for rabbits – it contains high amounts of fiber, which helps maintain a healthy gut microbiome and wear down constantly growing teeth, which in turn prevents common health issues for rabbits such as GI stasis or malocclusion.

10 Best Rabbits for Kids

Gentle, affectionate, playful, and friendly, these rabbit breeds make the perfect pets for kids!

Do I Need to Spay/Neuter My Rabbit?

Spaying and neutering are not only important to prevent unwanted rabbit pregnancy. These procedures can prevent serious health issues, eliminate negative behaviors, and even prolong their life.

5 Most Common Rabbit Diseases and How To Prevent Them

To help you recognize when your rabbit needs medical help, we’ve rounded up the 5 most common rabbit diseases and their symptoms.

10 Reasons Why Rabbits Make Great Pets

Read on and find out what are the 10 reasons why rabbits make great pets – it might be just what you need to know before adopting a bunny.

How to Rabbit-Proof Your Home

Here are some classic rabbit-proofing tips and tricks from experienced rabbit owners – do these, and you’ll keep both your pet and your home safe and sound.

Show Rabbits 101

Rabbit shows are a great way to enter a world of like-minded rabbit enthusiasts. Not only will you get to meet other rabbit lovers, but you can also learn a lot about raising your rabbit right, from the first-hand experience of seasoned owners.

My Pet Is Destroying My Home: How to Deal With Chewing in Rabbits

Your best bet, when dealing with a rabbit that suddenly started chewing everything you own, is to rabbit-proof your home and try to get to the underlying problem that’s causing this issue in the first place.

10 Foods You Didn’t Know Could Harm Your Bunny

Take a look at our list of 10 foods that are dangerous, toxic, or simply bad for bunnies to eat – and make sure you steer clear of them when picking out your pet’s next meal!

How to Socialize Your Rabbit

Just like any other pet, rabbits too require proper socialization in order to discover their best and most affectionate traits. These are the steps you need to take to ensure your bunny becomes socialized.

What Do Pet Rabbits Eat? Basics of Rabbit Diet

Rabbits need a diet very high in fiber, as it will support their digestive health and nourish their gut flora. But, what type of fiber do rabbits need – and is it all rabbits eat, or do they need other types of nutrients to thrive?

All About Rabbit Housing

Whether you keep your bunny outside or they live inside your home with you, you need to make sure that they have a proper enclosure. Take a look at general rules of rabbit housing, both indoors and outdoors, to make sure your pet stays happy and thrives.

10 Laziest Rabbit Breeds

Great for singles and seniors, but for thriving families as well, these calm and docile rabbits won’t overwhelm you with their energetic outbursts.

10 Best Rabbits for Showing

If you are looking into getting a pet rabbit you’d like to show as well, here are the most popular rabbits for showing, both for their lovely looks and calm temperaments that make them easy to train and adapt to the show life.

Are Rabbits Good Pets for Children?

While bunnies seem cuddly, fluffy, and cute – traits that are always attractive to kids – the harsh truth is that they might not be the perfect pet for every kid. Here's what you need to know before getting one!

Grooming Your Rabbit: Everything You Need to Know

Once you get a hang of it, rabbit grooming will prove to be a straightforward and simple affair. Make sure you’re thorough, gentle, and regular – and your pet won’t have issues with matted hair, loose hair ingestion, bad smells, and overall bad hygiene.

Best Rabbits for First Time Owners

Docile, friendly, and not overly demanding, these rabbits are perfect for any first-time owner!

5 Tips on Dealing With Aggressive Rabbits

If your rabbit is not spayed or neutered, chances are that there will be some aggression present. But no worries - here are our most important tips on dealing with aggressive rabbits.

10 Calmest Rabbit Breeds

If you are a future bunny owner in need of a calm and laid-back pet that won’t mess with your daily routine, then read on - here is a list of the 10 calmest rabbit breeds out there!

Can You Keep Rabbits Outdoors?

While rabbits are gentle and delicate pets that are most often kept indoors, they can also live and be happy outdoors, provided that they have the right accommodation.