Rabbit Shopping List

 

What To Have

 

HOUSING

 

  • Large x-pen or condo (tall enough that
       rabbit can stand up on its hind legs, long enough for hopping, and for
       the rabbit to stretch out full length)

  • Litterbox (1 inside & 1 outside cage for playtime)

 

  • Ceramic food bowl or feeder

 

  • Large water bottle/ceramic crock bowl

 

  • Bed sheets/pillowcases (for soft, slip-resistant cage flooring)

 

  • Bunny-proofed room(s)
 
CONSUMABLES

 

  • Limited Timothy-based food pellets daily (Oxbow or Sweet Meadow brand, 1/4 cup per rabbit, make sure pellets have no colorful additives)

 

  • Fresh water (unlimited amount)

 

  • Timothy Hay (unlimited amount for digestive fiber and chewing
       recreation)

 

  • Approved fresh veggies/fruit (add gradually)
 
HEALTH

 

  • Experienced rabbit veterinarian (6 month or yearly check-ups)

 

  • Hard-case pet carrier
 
GROOMING

 

  • Comb/brush

 

  • Nail clippers (cat or small dog, not human)
 
ENRICHMENT TOYS

 

  • Hard baby car keys

 

  • Hard plastic baby rattles

 

  • Hard cat jingle balls
 
CHEWING TOYS

 

  • Unpainted/undyed wicker or willow

 

  • Maple, apple or willow tree branches

 

  • Items made from grass

 

  • Clean cardboard rolls or boxes
 
CLEANING

 

  • Pooper scooper

 

  • Broom/dustpan

 

  • Non-chemical cleaner: white vinegar, Simple Green

 

  • Hand vacuum

 

  • Litter substrate for litterbox: Care Fresh, Yesterday’s News,
       Wood Pellets, Aspen Shavings (do not substitute
       other types of shavings), Newspapers and Hay

 

 

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