THIS STORY IS FROM OUR ARCHIVESDonal bought his first rabbit last summer: a female called June.
THIS STORY IS FROM OUR ARCHIVESLily is a free-range rabbit: she is allowed to run around the family’s walled-in back garden.
Sienna is animal mad: she loves reading about, watching and playing with animals. She went to Supervet Noel Fitzpatrick's show in Dublin, and loved it.
You want your pet rabbit to live a full and happy life, so it’s important that you keep a close eye on their health and behavior.
Rabbits as pets: video from vet spot on Ireland AM | Ireland AM
This week on Ireland AM, we discussed keeping rabbits as pets. You can watch the video segment by following the link below. Tips on rabbit keepingRabbits should be kept in pairs or small groups.
Protecting rabbits from Viral Haemorrhagic Disease: podcast from vet spot on Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show | Pat Kenny Show
Rabbit owners often do not realise that without vaccination, their pets' lives are at risk.
Niamh took Henry on as a pet three months ago, and he's settled in well. He's being fed a combination of complete grass-based pellets with plenty of fresh hay.
Lily and her sisters Poppy and Zinia found their three pets as young adult rabbits at the DSPCA animal shelter, just over a year ago. They are sisters from the same litter, and they get on well together.
Tom and his girlfriend originally had just one rabbit, Bugsy.
Molly was nine years old when TJ arrived into Marie's household: he was just a baby rabbit, and Molly took to him at once.
Donal bought his first rabbit last summer: a female called June.
Lily is a free-range rabbit: she is allowed to run around the family's walled-in back garden.
Lucy is a free range rabbit, having the full run of the garden as her home. She doesn't have a hutch; instead, she has dug a burrow under the garden shed.
The opportunity of the Easter Bunny being around is a good time to send out messages about good care of pet rabbits.
Trent is an independent rabbit. When he was young, he lived in a small hutch, but everyone felt sorry for him, so they made a chicken wire run to give him more space.
Fireworks frighten rabbits.
When Cameron bought a couple of young rabbits for his children, he expected them to be accident-free pets. Rabbits normally live sheltered, safe lives compared to other pets like dogs and cats.
Rabbits are increasingly popular pets in Ireland. People nowadays are under pressure for time, money and space.