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E. Cuniculi - A Guide for Rabbit Caretakers

Harley, a rabbit with e. cuniculi

Encephalitozoon Cuniculi, or E. cuniculi. If you have ever heard those words uttered by your vet in reference to your pet rabbit, no doubt you have left the office with more questions than answers. It is by all accounts, a very perplexing disease and I will attempt to shed some light on it here, as well as put some practical applications on it for us who live with rabbits in our home. What is it? What happens when once the rabbit is infected? What are the symptoms? What tests are there for e. cuniculi? What treatments are there? Examples of e. cuniculi rabbits. What now?

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Five Myths About Rabbits to Consider this Easter

Winston, an agouti rabbit

Rabbits are a familiar symbol of the Easter holiday, and many people consider adding a rabbit to their family this time of year. As gifts, plush or chocolate rabbits are much better choices, both at Easter and other times. Here are several myths and truths about rabbits to consider this holiday season.

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​Love it or Leave it? Ideas for bunny housing

Active bunny with enrichment opportunities

One of the most common questions that we are asked is, “what is the best type of housing for my bunny?” Fortunately, there are many easy, budget-friendly alternatives to store-bought cages that can be modified to best suit your home – and your bunny. Exercise pens, rabbit condos, and large or extra large dog crates, with added shelves, all make great rabbit housing for house rabbits. Most indoor cages sold for rabbits are not suitable for them.

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Adopting your first rabbit? Things to consider as you choose your new friend

Adam, a Jersey Wooly, was adopted in September, 2018.

Is a companion rabbit right for your family? Consider what you are looking for in a rabbit, and the activity level of your household. Select a rabbit with a personality that is compatible for your family. There are benefits to choosing rescue.

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Festive and safe: Have a rabbit friendly holiday season

Louise and the little cardboard tree

The holidays are here! It’s a favorite time of year for gathering with friends and family and celebrating being together. Here are some tips to keep your rabbit safe, while also including him/her in holiday festivities. Read more

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