my bunny doesnt like me. what should i do?
today she came up to me and bit at my heels. i can tell its not bcs shes playing. she keeps doing it, and its getting really annoying. so today i sort of lashed back at her, and she got really scared, ran away, and thumped at me. idk what to do cuz i think i ruined it from day one. my mom and dad got her for a surprise, and i knew KNOTHING about rabbits so i sort of overwhelmed her. i got her almost a month ago, and shes not spayed. can anyone help cuz i love her so much but dont want to give her away. ;(
what I do with scared animals is to solwing gently gain there trust 1st. Then most animals respond to love. I've had some of the most wild cats & also abused dogs that gradually after loving on them for a period time become tame. All animals are different & some require more time. You have to spend time with it everyday also.Find out what your rabbit likes & how it like to be petted & loved on & evenally it should come around & be calm. Rabbits are trainable too! Don't much on training them but I know they are. Love changes everything & even people!
Hope this helps.
rabbits are very sensitive creatures. lashing back at her doesn't do any good. when a rabbit thumps. they do it because they feel threatened and sense danger.
if you want to keep your bunny, you have to learn to exercise a great deal of patience. sometimes rabbits will nip because they either want you to move out of their way, or they want your attention. try being more attentive and loving to your bunny and see if that helps. good luck.
lots of rabbits, especially young ones, tend to go through biting stages in an effort to establish some sort of dominance over the owner. If you are holding your rabbit and it bites, don't put it down or it will associate the behaviors and bite you every time it wants to be put down.
by Elsie Nelson 7 years ago
Okay, so not too long ago I posted a similar thread asking for help naming my new dog. I got so many great responses and ideas, I thought I'd throw this one out to the community as well. Anyway, I've dreamed of having a rabbit for many years and it finally came true for Christmas. ...
by jackie1004 8 years ago
my new born bunny just died after 3 weeks. i can't figure it out how he died. do you know?how do you treat newborn bunny? do you give carrots and water, too?do you need to walk him regularly?
by jocelynbunny 20 months ago
What to do to take care of my bunny when it has wet poop.my bunny's poop is liquidy and sticky.
by ahmed.b 7 weeks ago
What can be good name for a black pet rabbit ?
by Moonbaby2011 7 years ago
Can I put a wild 1 week old bunny in with 2 day old domestic bunnies?I have 2 baby rabbits I found outside and I was wondering if it would be ok to put them in with the 5 babies that were just born to my domestic rabbit? My doe has 3 open nipples and she is feeding her own babies very...
by paul_gibsons 8 years ago
Bunny Biofuel: what is the calorific value of a rabbit and what does its carbon footprint look likethe town of Karslkoga (Sweden) uses rabbits culled by The City of Stockholm Parks Department to generate electricity and heat. This has led to heated debates in Scandinavia and Europe amongst animal...
Copyright © 2019 HubPages Inc. and respective owners. Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners. HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc. HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.
HubPages Inc, a part of Maven Inc.
|HubPages Device ID||This is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.|
|Login||This is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.|
|HubPages Traffic Pixel||This is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.|
|Remarketing Pixels||We may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.|
|Conversion Tracking Pixels||We may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.|