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Can rabbits fart?

It is an uncontested fact that rabbits are physically incapable of vomiting. Rabbit health is primarily dependent on digestion, moving large quantities of low-value food from one end to the other, ...
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How do I motivate my rabbit to eat more hay?

I'm well aware that hay is a fundamental part of a rabbit's diet. However, my rabbit has become very picky with its food, over time. He eats mostly fruit peels, some vegetables, carrots, and about ...
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Can a bath really kill a rabbit?

There is some controversy on bathing rabbits. There are multiple claims that bathing a rabbit can cause a fatal shock at the same time there are multiple videos online of bunnies getting a bath. ...
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What reasons could there be for my rabbit not defecating?

My 6 year old female outdoor rabbit is free to roam for up to 8 hours a day in our large garden, but has stopped eating the grass and hay. At one point she stopped eating altogether, and the vet said ...
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What are the basic requirements of a healthy adult rabbit's diet?

We have a few questions such as Why is adding hay to a rabbit's diet important? and Why is iceberg lettuce bad for rabbits? However, they don't necessarily tell you what the basic diet should look ...
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Pustules in ears and eyes of an abandoned rabbit (appearance and dissapearance)

He/she recently appeared in the bush of a semi-rural place in Spain. It has been 15 days since my first encounter. He/she was very vivid and did not escape from people. 10 days later, I discovered ...
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Kangkong (morning glories) as rabbit diet

Since I got a rabbit a couple months ago, he's been eating mainly kangkong, a vegetable popular in Southeast Asia in the morning glory family. (It's also called "water spinach," but it is not a ...
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Just rescued a bunny… Not eating any hay or rabbit food

My mom rescued a bunny that was abandoned in a house for about 9 months, and we got her a nice big cage, with plenty of chews, and lots of hay and rabbit food. Our neighbor was feeding the bunny, but ...
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Food Pellet - Is my rabbit eating enough?

I've recently gotten a bunny, less than a week, and I researched a lot before getting it. I bought a large cage, timothy hay, Zupreme rabbit food... As soon as I brought him from the shelter, I filled ...
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Will too many carrots make my pet bunny fart?

I have been giving my Holland Lop a lot of carrots without thinking about how that can be bad for her. She was making what sounded like farting noises and I don't know why. I think she was scared ...
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Does a rabbit's activity level impact the dietary limits of sugars?

According to guidelines posted by the House Rabbit Society, sugar (from fruits, etc) intake should be limited for rabbits. A comment in a question about rabbit diet suggested that bunnies that are ...
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Do rabbits see good at night?

I am curious how good the senses of rabbits are. They are no predators, so I am not sure about seeing in the dark. What could rabbits see in the (nearly) dark? Do they have ability to see in the (...