While most are relatively easy to care for, rabbits do have specific housing and health needs. There are a variety of breeds that tend to have different temperaments, so it is important that you choose one that will get along well with your family.
As you consider adopting a rabbit there is a lot to think about, both for your family and to make sure your new friend has what he needs to be healthy and happy.
What is Your Family Like?
First, consider your family. What are the ages of your family members and what kind of lifestyle do they lead? Rabbits can be good pets for children, but if you have a toddler be ready to supervise her interaction with the new pet. Toddlers are tempted to tightly hold and snuggle rabbits, which can make them feel uncomfortable and scared, which isn’t a good scenario for the pet or the child. Continue reading