A House Rabbit Primer: Understanding and Caring for Your Companion Rabbit
Lucile C. Moore
Santa Monica Press, 2005 (2005)
Reviewed by Bob Walch
ith an estimated 5 million households sharing their living space with a pet bunny there's a huge market for a handy guide that covers all aspects of rabbit care for both new and experienced pet rabbit owners.
ortunately, Lucile Moore has worked as an animal behavior consultant and as a county rabbit superintendent, where she was responsible for the health and well-being of over 300 rabbits of more than 20 breeds. Thanks to her hands-on experience the Arizona resident has the knowledge to share with those who want to know how to properly take care of their floppy-eared pet.
n this very helpful guide the author offers information on how to house, feed, and train a house rabbit. There's also a comprehensive medical section on creating a first aid kit, diagnosing different rabbit diseases and giving emergency care.
abbits make up one of the fastest growing segments of the pet population, and with more pet owners choosing to keep their rabbits indoors full time, this book lays out practical tips for making rabbits a healthy part of the family.
f particular interest for prospective and first time rabbit owners are the chapters on
Choosing a Rabbit
Before Bringing Bunny Home
The First Days
Keeping You and Your Rabbit Happy
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