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Pet Rabbit Care - A Complete Guide


Did you know that rabbits love puzzles? They also require daily litter changes and a quiet space where they can avoid stress. Your rabbit pet vet can help you understand the best way to care for your new, furry pal when you stop in for a rabbit pet clinic check.


Top rabbit care tips from your Long Island exotic pet clinic

  • Provide a safe enclosure with much space

  • Four to five hours of free play in a bunny-proofed home

  • Lots of hay and water

  • The right greens like dandelion and kale and fiber pellets

  • Playful stimulation

  • Regular grooming and nail clipping

  • Routine exams by a rabbit pet vet

  • Cardboard, paper bags, and a comfortable mat to play on when in the cage

What your rabbit pet clinic says not to do

  • Do not give starchy veggies like carrots on a regular basis

  • Do not let the water get stale

  • Do not put rabbits in the same room as dogs

  • Do not leave the rabbit cooped up for long periods of time

  • Donot let males and females room together

  • Do not walk up to the rabbit from the front because they cannot see well in that direction

Remember to use a board certified pet rabbit hospital for emergencies


The SPCA says that you should always keep an eye out for an appetite in your rabbit. If they stop eating or change habits suddenly, then you may need to take them to a pet rabbit hospital for a checkup. A routine exam every six months to a year is recommended for optimal health.

Your rabbit is part of the family, so you want to be sure to give them the right care to live a long and healthy life. At Long Island Bird & Exotics Veterinary Clinic, we are the leading pet rabbit hospital in town. We use cutting-edge technology, a gentle approach, and highly skilled care. Call (516) 482-1101 for a pet rabbit vet exam today.


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