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Caring for Your Pet Rabbit

Preventative care saves money and improves pet comfort for your pet rabbit in Phoenix.

Annual Exam

  • Save money and improve pet health
  • Form a prevention plan
  • Check back teeth for sharp points


  • Hay as primary diet (loose or cube)
  • Up to 6 months old - alfalfa
  • Adults - grass hays (timothy, Bermuda, orchard)
  • Treats - A hay-based pellet can be used as a treat for training.

Behavior Training & Play


  • Brush Daily, and use a Zoom Groom for excess hair
  • Nail trims at least every 3-4 months

Spay or Neuter

  • Schedule between 3-4 months of age
  • Prevent cancer and expensive health problems
  • Happier pets

Senior Screening

  • Start at 5 years of age
  • Lab tests at an annual exam with 6-month recheck exams

Signs of Serious Illness:

  • Less active or weak
  • Change in stool size, number, frequency, firmness
  • Not eating well
  • Breathing hard
  • Drooling

Click here  for an article about caring for your own "Easter Bunny"
Click here for rabbit and guinea pig breeds.

Rabbit Care