What kind of care are required by dwarf rabbits

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Decorative rabbits multiply As the dwarf rabbits grow, they are very cute and kindly created. They are unpretentious, they are easy to care for, but with pleasure they deliver

just a lot. Rabbits are very fond of playing, communicating, and can not remain for a long time without attention.

What kind of care are required by dwarf rabbits

The dwarf rabbit is unpretentious, it is easy to care for, but they deliver a lot of pleasure.

If you compare the costs involved in keeping these fluffy things, and not, for example, cats or dogs, they will be minimal.

Veterinary costs are insignificant, but a lot of joyful emotions. And another nice opportunity - to walk with a little funny fluffy street. Walk them on the slides on each lawn or on the site. However, walks with the animal of the breed of dwarf rabbits are not required, the animal adapts very quickly to a new environment and without problems causes the need for a tray. Stroll, of course, not harmful, as it brings a storm of positive emotions and loving owners, and the animal itself.

What kind of care are required by dwarf rabbits

A dwarf rabbit lives from about 5 to 7 years old, and there have been cases when they survived to 12 years.

When going on vacation, you can safely leave a friendship with friends, it will not give them any problems. And if you plan to take an animal with you, then there will not be any problems as the rabbits do not deliver problems while transporting, moving. Changing the place does not give them discomfort. But, despite the fact that they are as calm as any living creature, they need to pay attention, care and take care of them. When buying a rabbit, you must fully realize that it is a living creature and it has its own character, mood, and individuality.

Animal - it's not a toy for fun, and to treat it appropriately: with the soul, love and care. The rabbit lives from about 5 to 7 years old, but there were cases when they survived to 12 years old. Naturally, the life expectancy of the animal depends on how it will be contained, which will be followed by care. It is not necessary to keep fluffy in a cage around the clock, the animal should "graze" on the house for at least several hours a day. There are a number of rules that must be observed before purchasing rabbit: the

  • beast must be at least 1.5 months of age;The
  • pupil must be vaccinated against myxomatosis and VGBB, proglythiogenic;
  • should only be purchased by an active, cheerful animal;
  • the wool should be bright and not dull;
  • was carrying eyes clean;The
  • ears should be light, without ulcers and injuries.

The pink rabbit breeds

The most popular today are the following breeds of dwarf rabbits:

What kind of care are required by dwarf rabbits

The "dwarf rex" rabbit has high-quality fur, similar in quality to chinchilla fur, and in color is similar to beaver color.

  • Barley. Popular breed is unpretentious. The peculiarity of this breed - initially standing ears, which eventually dip and become dangling. For persons of this breed it is easy to care. The content is not problematic, but special feeding is not required.
  • Rex. This breed has a high-value fur, similar in quality to the chinchilla fur, and the color is similar to the color of the beaver. Rexs are underdeveloped mustache and short wool. It is on the whiskers that distinguishes the Rex breed from all others in a period when the rabbit is very small.
  • Lion Head. The name of the breed was received precisely because of its appearance. A minky fluffy mane grows around the rabbit's muzzle. Thanks to this flutter, the rabbit of this breed is very fond of children.
  • Color Rabbit, or Dwarf Dutch Rabbit. Breeding breed in the Netherlands. In fact, this is the offspring of colored counterparts of Polish rabbits. By structure and appearance there are great similarities. The breed was derived from red-haired rabbits. Characteristic of the breed is the variety of color, short legs, short body and strong back. Ears up to 6 cm in height. The fur coat is mild and leaves.
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    How to care for a small livestock

    What kind of care are required by dwarf rabbits

    Around the face of the rabbit "Lion Head" grows a soft fluffy mane.

    Cute dwarf rabbit should have a "house" - a cage, the size of which is not less than 70 cm. The bottom of the cage is better suited with a layer of opal or hay. The bedding should be about 5 cm.

    The cage should be located in a place where it will not blow and the pupil will not freeze. The bowl of food should not be light, it is best of ceramics. You should not save on the bowl, it is better to buy ceramics, as a light racket will turn the rabbit.

    Water in the rodent should be fresh, therefore, as a drink, the machine with a ball is ideally suited. The bedding should be changed 2 times in 7 days.

    Decorative rabbit grows very fast, so you need to buy a large "house", 4 times more than the pet.

    Krolen should have the ability to climb up to its full height. In addition, in the cell itself should have a shelter for rabbits, where he will be able to rest from all. The cell should have a pallet of plastic, in any case it should not be a net. Drink should be strengthened on the twigs of the cell. The short-haired dwarf rabbit does not suffer from heat and direct sunlight, as well as dangerous frost and drafts. They are harmful to strong humidity, humidity and high carbon dioxide content in the air. It is necessary to maintain the temperature in the room about 18-20 degrees. The rabbits have some intelligence, and after some time in one family a pupil begins to respond to his name and even goes to his hands when he is summoned.

    What kind of care are required by dwarf rabbits

    For breed "Dutch Dwarf Rabbit" is characterized by a variety of colors, short legs, short body.

    The animal loves to stroke it on the back or head, but it's better not to touch the pins so they do not like it. Active dwarf rabbits at night. The batting of the animal is uncommon. Use only special shampoos during washing. The pupil himself cleans his fur coat well, but if you still had to swim, then it is necessary to dry the coat properly. Rabbit with long hair should scratch, as on the wool can form ducts. During walks through the house, it is necessary to cover all the windows, so that the pet did not escape or did not catch cold. During a walk in the beast, you should carefully monitor that it is not injured. Make a diet of a small kitty should be careful, as the beast has its own digestive characteristics. Rabbit eats about 30 times a day.

    The basis of the diet is hay, which should be given to the nurse all the time. If hay rabbit eats without much desire, you must sprinkle it with flour or moisten with salted water. Adult pet must be additionally fed with bark and branches of birch, mountain ash, raspberry, linden. In specialized stores today you can buy ready-made fodder, by the age of decorative animals. The food is given once a day for 3 spoons. You can not give your pet sweets, salty and spicy food. Rabbits love fresh herbs. In the summer it's great to pamper the beast with a burdock, a dandelion or a plantain. The herb needs to be collected carefully, as there is a mass of poisonous plants that can poison the animal. Of mineral additives are best suited:

    • bone meal;
    • pressed chalk;
    • Mineral Stone.


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    As multiplication of decorative rabbits

    Two males should not be in the same cell, as they will compete and arrange fights. But the females are perfectly matched together. The best option is to buy a sister from one litter, which will be fun and will warm each other in the winter. In general, pupils must be constantly monitored to prevent injury. The female and the male may be put together, but they will all be together and bear offspring, which will have a detrimental effect on the health of the females.

    The main feature in this is that the rabbits are incredibly intense multiplication. The rabbit can bring up to 16 cubs and well nourishes them for 1.5 months. The handmade give birth at any time of the year. It is fertilized on the 2nd day after ocherola. Since intrauterine development of offspring is not prolonged, a female can bring up to 9 times a year. For pairing it is necessary to plant a rabbit to a male and in no case is the reverse. When the femile is ready to mating, she submerses a litter under her, making a nest a kind. Cornea is born helpless, without hairs, he is blind and does not hear anything. But here's the balance and the sense of smell they have developed well from the moment of birth.


    Up to 2 weeks, rabbits find a solid look and hair cover, they begin to hear and see, develops a taste. By the end of the month of life, they are free to leave the mother's nest. It is possible to sow rabbit from rabbit 2 months after birth.