Rabbits/just need info

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heather wrote at 2012-12-28 03:12:04
Also if your bunny is not held often it will become skiddish and scratch a lot when picking it up.

But if it becomes untamed try sitting on the floor with it in your lap and pet its head starting with covering

Its eyes and moving your hand towards its ears. This is a secure feeling for the bunnies.  


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I have learned a lot about rabbits in research and personal experience. My specialties include questions about raising orphaned baby rabbits (What to feed, how to feed, and become the surrogate mother), rabbit behavior (I speak fluent rabbit), showing bunnies (I am showing rabbits in 4-H), rabbit diet (What’s edible or poisonous), rabbit housing (I built my own hutch), good rabbit toys (Safe toys for a bored bunny), treating wounds (Ouch!), keeping rabbits cool in the summer, and basic rabbit care. I can also answer questions about breeding (From buck and doe to kits), grooming (Clipping toenails?), determining the gender of your rabbit (Doe or Buck?), and training (Rabbits can use a litter box too!). The subject in which I may not be able to answer all of the questions is rabbit health because I am not familiar with all of the rabbit sicknesses, otherwise I know how to prevent hairballs, ringworm, overgrown teeth, about spay and neuter, and etc. I will answer all of your questions to the best of my knowledge.

Experience

I currently have one California mix doe and her litter of five (4 does and 1 buck); and I have previously cared for six other bunnies. The first rabbit that I had was a California buck; the other four were wild baby rabbits that my dogs brought home injured. I treated their wounds and cared for them. One died from the trauma that the dog had caused, two were released back into the wild, and the last one disappeared out of its escape proof box. To this day we have no idea what happened to it. I recently sold one of my rabbits(the sister of my current bunny)at the county fair. She got first in the class of Sr. Does. I have also bread my second place doe twice. In the Veterinary field, I have assisted in procedures ranging from spays and neuters to the normal pet checkup.

Organizations
4-H: Rabbits

Education/Credentials
I have completed my Pre-school through 11th grade education otherwise no college yet though I plan to become a veterinarian. I have spent time learning about animals at the local vet. I have also done quite a bit of research on rabbits.

Awards and Honors
I recently received 1st and 2nd in the county fair in the same class(Sr. Does)for both of my rabbits. I also won reserve champion in rabbit showmanship.

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