• tophdade replied to the topic Bonding or hormones in the forum BEHAVIOR 4 years, 6 months ago

    Short and sweet answer: spay will likely eliminate the marking after their hormones have a few weeks to settle. Bonding should be easier then. Best of luck.

  • tophdade replied to the topic Allergies in the forum HOUSE RABBIT Q & A 4 years, 6 months ago

    Posted By bunnymom15 on 3/30/2015 10:43 AM I think Sage gets allergies around this time of year (spring/summer) is there a allergy pill or something I can change to help him?

    Usually an irritant more than an allergy. Give this a look:http://www.smallanimalchannel.com/rabbits/rabbit-health/do-rabbits-have-allergies.aspx

  • Posted By Cassie on 3/30/2015 5:18 PM Hello my bunny Hash Brown is going through some tough times now. I took him to his first vet visit (he was about 4 or 5 months old) on February 10 2015 and his doctor noticed a scab of his upper right eye. It was a small scab and told me everything would be fine and if it did not heal after 2 weeks to bring…

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  • Posted By Debby on 2/07/2015 3:24 PM My bunny is about 2 years old, I got him a few months ago. He used to live alone in a hutch. He’s a cryptorchid, if this all may be info you might want to know. I litter trained him (he isn’t neutered but doesn’t act like a non-neutered bunny at all!) and he lives in a cage inside now, (living world xl) but…

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  • tophdade replied to the topic Teddy gone bad in the forum BEHAVIOR 4 years, 9 months ago

    Wow, I really jumped to conclusions there. My sincerest apologies tedster, I wasn’t having the best day and I think I let that show and made a very poor, uninformed judgment on you. You are truly a miracle for doing what you did for Teddy and I should not have assumed any less of you. I will be sure to read this again later and see if I can offer…[Read more]

  • tophdade replied to the topic Teddy gone bad in the forum BEHAVIOR 4 years, 9 months ago

    And I’d just like to add, that a lot of behavioral issues can be fixed simply by spending more time with your bun and eliminating boredom. When you develop a strong bond as their caregiver, they respect your ways and will trust you much more.

  • tophdade replied to the topic Teddy gone bad in the forum BEHAVIOR 4 years, 9 months ago

    Posted By Tedster on 12/31/2014 10:43 AM

    Hello everyone, 
    My rabbit, Teddy is almost 7 months old (about 1 more week to go) and I got him neutered last week and he seems to be recovering really fast and back to great health. It stopped his honking and him from circling everyone’s feet and the best news, he stopped dropping poop everywhere.…

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  • Posted By Avantika on 12/23/2014 5:43 AM

    Since she’s so young, alfa alfa hay is what she needs till 6-7 months of age. Alfa alfa hay, oat hay, their seed heads, increased amount of pellets.

    This right here is the answer. Alfalfa is always the answer. My girls will eat anything alfalfa all day, nonstop. It’s insanity when there’s alfalfa involved.

  • Posted By LBJ10 on 12/30/2014 9:46 PM

    Looks like normal pee to me.

    Agree, sludge would still look sludgy when dried. This just looks like dark pee.

  • Hi all. Went okay. They were all raving lunatics of course. Very difficult. The vet was very nice, had rabbits of her own and was extremely knowledgable. Only thing I did not like was that they used some scruff to move them. However, I really didn’t see any other way. They were supported properly, but they weren’t being cooperative at all so I was…[Read more]

  • tophdade replied to the topic Help in the forum HOUSE RABBIT Q & A 4 years, 9 months ago

    Posted By DezA on 12/25/2014 11:02 PM My gramma accidentally dropped a laptop on my dwarf lop. He seems ok. (Active and eating) hoping he will be ok!

    Rabbits are very good at hiding pain/injury, so if your concerned then it’s worth a checkup at your vet. Only you know your rabbit and only you know how hard/far she dropped it or how heavy…[Read more]

  • tophdade replied to the topic Hay in the forum HOUSE RABBIT Q & A 4 years, 9 months ago

    Posted By Lulu Cuteness on 12/25/2014 10:08 AM

    So yesterday I went shopping ya know for Christmas! I was planning on getting hay for Theo but of course I was half an hour late! So I used up the last of his hay last night and we do not have any pet stores open on Christmas and tomorrow I probably will not be able to get him hay till 3 because…

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  • Posted By khrisangel on 12/24/2014 1:33 PM I discovered a bump this morning on Lola’s neck. Her demeaner is fine and she plays, eats and poops as normal but no vet is open until Monday!!!! Thats 6 days! What do I do!?

    If it is in abscess, she should be seen immediately by a vet. You say none are open around you, I’m assuming for the…[Read more]

  • tophdade replied to the topic Little Bunny No Name in the forum WELCOME ! 4 years, 9 months ago

    Posted By Cinn on 12/03/2014 10:44 AM

    New bunny owner.  I had been looking, and reading, I even borrowed my son’s girlfriends bunny for a week… all to see if a bunny would fit with our house, and vice versa.  I have 2 younger children, a teenager, and my husband and I both work full time.  After about 3 days with Harry I was hooked.    Dear…

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  • Posted By kinui on 12/03/2014 9:18 PM

    Hi all!
    I am an employee of the Anne Arundel SPCA in Maryland who has been fostering 6 dutch bunnies and their mother. My darlings are wonderful and adorable and have been handled by me since their birth. They were born on July 9 and are about 5 months old now. The age of their mother is unknown. 

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  • Posted By Standard_Procedure on 12/23/2014 4:42 PM

    I have tried various brushes, soft and brittle, tried combs but my bun hated them all. Just ran off everytime I tried to use them. If I use my hand she’s okay but doesn’t stay laying down too long. My hands don’t pick up much fur.

    Today I bought a plastic finger ring from pets at home and…

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  • tophdade replied to the topic cage theory in the forum HABITATS AND TOYS 4 years, 9 months ago

    Posted By Taffeta on 12/21/2014 11:57 AM

    So you are asking if you can keep the cage, BUT she would never be locked in it? I would think this is fine. If she had to be locked in it, I would get a proper cage.

    I’m not sure about the second question. Maybe it’s just coincidence

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  • Posted By Emmi on 12/18/2014 11:48 PM

    Yup, found that out with the girls. Doctor like banana, but really, he wanted apple. He LOVES apple and we hadn’t been sharing with him post icky tooth removal, too hard it seemed since he didn’t want carrot or a lot of pellets either. So the girls took naps instead, it was only apple after all, and…

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  • Welcome, very cute little guy. I’m very obsessed with the black top and white bottom coloring. You got lucky with his pattern! Looks like a sweetheart too.

  • Ideally, you want to give them a month for the hormones to calm down. I’m not sure if this went well though, please keep us updated.

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