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Vaccinating Your Bunny: Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease Virus (RHDV)

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  Your house rabbit is an amazing pet. It's easy to see why so many people desire to have a rabbit as a pet. Rabbits have become popular pets for apartment living, only partially because they're generally clean and quiet. Your house bunny can easily be as entertaining and companionable as a dog or cat, and some are born comedians! With an estimated 902,300 rabbits maintained as pets in the USA, it's clear that house rabbits are here to stay. Rabbit ownership brings a lot of joy and happiness, but if you haven't gotten one yet, beware! They're like potato...

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So, Why An Easter Bunny?

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Easter  - Bunny? Have you ever wondered exactly where in the world the “Easter Bunny” originated?  Well, I have and thought you might have too, so here’s what I found.  I hope you enjoy this slightly off-kilter bunny-themed post! According to The Researcher’s Gateway, (article by Galen Scott, (1)), the pagan goddess Ostara was honored by pre-Christian Anglo-Saxons as the patroness of fertility, renewal, dawn, and the season Spring.  They celebrated by holding feasts in her name during the month translated as “Easter Season”.  Her name, according to the Venerable Bede (an 8th century scholar), became attached to the holiday...

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10 Things You Never Knew About YOUR Rabbit!

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Even if you think you know a lot about your furry friend, you may not know these facts - I didn’t!  Their teeth NEVER stop growing.  In the wild, rabbits have it pretty tough, as you may know.  Their diet consists not just of juicy grass and clover, but also a LOT of woody plants.  This has resulted in teeth that are continually worn down, and that must continually grow in order for them to be able to eat even if they get old.  Although an old rabbit in the wild would be unusual, his or her teeth would still...

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8 Reasons Why Rabbits Make GREAT Pets!

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Rabbits can often be overlooked when people are choosing to add a new addition to the family. We have compiled a list of 8 reasons why they make great pets and could be the perfect choice for you!  Rabbits are great pets for people who live in the city. Maybe you rent an apartment that doesn't allow dogs or noisy pets. Well, a rabbit could be the animal for you. They will love being able to roam around your apartment while you are home and when you are away, simply pop them into a safe puppy pen or rabbit hutch....

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Easter - Why A Bunny?

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Why do we have an Easter Bunny?  Why not an Easter lamb, an Easter duck, or even an Easter peacock?  I vote for an Easter parrot, myself...

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