- House Rabbit Society
A great clearinghouse of information for all things rabbit-related in the United States.
- House Rabbit Society-Singapore
A great resource for rabbits in the Singapore region.
- Rabbit Welfare Association
The British rabbit welfare organization, with links around the UK.
- Rabbit Rehome
A comprehensive rabbit resource website in the UK, with an active forum and links to adoptable rabbits all over the country.
- British Bunnies
A new UK rabbit resource that includes a forum and blog, tips on bunny basics, and a database of rabbit boarding facilities.
Rabbit Information By Topic: (NOTE: Since living abroad I've mixed my US and UK links together)
LITTER & LITTER TRAINING
- Yesterday's News
Although this litter is marketed to cats, it's a good choice for rabbits, too. You can read the testimonials, hear from vets who recommend it, and find out where you can buy it in your area.
- Mountain Meadows Pet
The manufacturers of Critter Country, a safe litter for rabbits.
- The Frequently Asked Questions About Litter Training by House Rabbit Society
This a great place to start if you're ready to litter train your rabbit. It walks you through the basics, and provides answers to common questions and pitfalls.
- The Dangers of Softwood Shavings by George Flentke, PhD.
A classic article on why litters made from soft woods such as pine and cedar are terrible for your pets. Dr. Flentke gives a clinical analysis of the chemicals involved and offers safe alternatives for your rabbit.
- Respiratory Toxicity of Cedar and Pine Wood
A scientific explanation of why cedar and pine oils are so bad for bunnies.
DIET, FEED, HAY
- The Hay Experts
A superb source for yummy meadow and timothy hay in the UK, as well as other natural treats for your furries.
- Burgess SupaFeeds
The leading UK retailer of extruded rabbit pellet feed. Dexter gives his paw of approval!
- Oxbow Hay
A superior source for hay for your rabbit, or other small mammals. Oxbow is based in Nebraska but ships hay all over the world. They have conducted numerous studies to produce the best possible hay. They also make high quality feeds and sell rabbit supplies such as papaya tablets.
Another good rabbit pellet, but avoid the "Fiesta" formula. It contains nuts, seeds, and dried fruit which are nothing but junk food for your rabbit.
- American Pet Diner
Straight from the high mountains of Nevada, high-quality hay and small animal feeds. They grow their own timothy and sell it straight, as well as timothy-based pellets which are growing in popularity. They also sell litter and bedding, and, of course, treats for humans like Beanie Babies.
- West Wales Willow
Growers and creators of fine untreated willow baskets, bunny toys, and timothy hay.
- Galen's Garden
All natural herbal products for rabbits.
GIFTS & SUPPLIES
- The Busy Bunny
A longtime supporter with a great web site with rabbit-related gifts and merchandise for people, and supplies for rabbits. Check out their special treat baskets filled with hay and toys. All gift baskets are totally edible. Guaranteed to keep your rabbit busy!
- Bunny Boutique
Bunnies Down Under! This sweet online boutique features our Relaxed Rabbit DVD, and lovely handmade jewelry, tote bags, and hand crafted toys for bunnies. If you live in Australia, be sure to hop by.
- Bunny Heaven
This site has the most extensive catalog of items for rabbit lovers that I've ever seen. They have everything! Includes jewelry, clothing, housewares, knickknacks, etc. Site is updated with new items frequently.
- The Bunny Store
Jennifer Barbieri has seven rabbits of her own, and shares the same enthusiasm of sharing her life with such wonderful and loving pets. To honor their existence, she and her mother opened TheBunnyStore.com. They sell rabbit related novelty gifts as well as stuffed animals.
- Bunny Luv
Another comprehensive site with rabbit gift items for people and pets. Includes downloadable bunny clip art and screen savers, tons of links and info sheets, and many, many pictures.
- Bunny Bytes
Outfitters of the urban rabbit! For the rabbit that has everything, this site offers more. Basic supplies for grooming, feeding, and housing are sold, as well as toys and fun stuff. Gift items for humans are available, too.
- Coastal Pet
If you're looking for a good harness or leash for your bunny, check out this site. The "H" style harnesses are great for rabbits, and these folks make them small enough for dwarves. They also have slicker brushes.
- Harelines Article on Bloat
and Bunnylu Article on Bloat
We recently lost our own rabbit, Dexter, to bloat. We did not realize that there is a difference between bloat and GI stasis, but there is. Please read these two articles so you understand what to do if faced with this situation. While there does not appear to be much you can do to prevent bloat, it is possible to save a rabbit's life if the right steps are taken.
- PetPlan Pet Insurance
A UK-based company offering medical insurance for rabbits.
- Net Vet
Excellent resource of medical information regarding rabbits compiled by Washington University. They maintain a searchable online library and links to other rabbit-savvy vets.
A bibliography put together by the House Rabbit Society of sources for further study on medical and health issues such as softwood toxicity, uterine cancer, and amoxicillan. Includes hot links to each source.
- Omaha Vaccine Company
Omaha vaccine has some rabbit products, especially helpful for rescuers or fosterers. They also have non-medical things like Petromalt and carriers and long leashes.
JUST FOR FUN
- Annie's Homegrown
The web site of Annie's Homegrown, famous for their natural macaroni products. Bernie, Rabbit of Approval, is the spokesbun and logo (yes, there is a real Bernie). Annie's is dedicated to preserving the environment and caring for animals, especially rabbits. Check out their rabbit-shaped pasta.
- Brooklyn Bunny Cam
As the owners suggest, ³ Transmitting soft, white soothing, signals since October 2005. Watch the antics of Roebling the Bunny as he lounges around his New York apartment. Be sure to check out their links while youıre there.
- KW Cages
A great source for rabbit housing. Their products are somewhat institutional-looking, but very functional. Special cages include one designed for house training, stackable units, double deckers, exercise pens, and all the accessories you'd ever need (urine guards, hay racks, etc.).
This company specializes in humane traps for wild animals, but has applied their expertise to beautiful, functional rabbit cages.
BOOKS AND OTHER HELPFUL RESOURCES
- Rabbit Emergency Kit
The folks at the House Rabbit Resource Network have assembled a handy kit of supplies you might need in a minor emergency. Indispensible for the rabbit caretaker.
- Understanding Your Rabbit's Habits
Tamsin Stone, the founder of Rabbit Rehome, has created a wonderful book explaining rabbits' behavior and how their evolution as wild prey animals still affects house rabbits. Charming illustrations and valuable information make this a must have for anyone trying to understand why their rabbit does all those little things.
- Lucille Moore and Kathy Smith Books
Fellow writers and rabbit-lovers Kathy Smith and Lucille Moore have written several great books about rabbits, which you can read about here.
- My House Rabbit
Abi Cushmanıs lovingly created site for general information about house rabbits, including some instructional videos.
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