Rabbits For Dummies [NOOK Book]

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Your hands-on guide to being a responsible rabbit owner

Want to raise a happy, healthy bunny? This practical guide gives you everything you need to know to successfully adopt, nurture, live with, and love a rabbit. From choosing a rabbit and preparing its home to training, healthcare, and having fun with your bunny, you get a wealth of expert tips that will have your rabbit (and you) hopping with joy!

  • Jump into bunny basics — decide whether a...

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Rabbits For Dummies

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Overview

Your hands-on guide to being a responsible rabbit owner

Want to raise a happy, healthy bunny? This practical guide gives you everything you need to know to successfully adopt, nurture, live with, and love a rabbit. From choosing a rabbit and preparing its home to training, healthcare, and having fun with your bunny, you get a wealth of expert tips that will have your rabbit (and you) hopping with joy!

  • Jump into bunny basics — decide whether a rabbit is the right pet for you, discover the different breeds, and find out the best places to adopt your bunny

  • Take care of creature comforts — from housing and grooming to feeding and healthcare, provide the best care for your friend

  • Practice bunny "psychology" — understand bunny body language and sounds, handle behavior issues, and train your bunny to do tricks and use the litter box

  • Enjoy the wonderful world of rabbits — play games with your bunny, join clubs and organizations, show your rabbit, and make traveling with bunny easy

Open the book and find:

  • Informative photos and illustrations

  • Detailed breed descriptions

  • How to think like a rabbit

  • Tips for handling bad bunny behavior

  • The latest on organic cuisine and homegrown feeding options

  • Games to play with your rabbit

  • How to live with an indoor bunny (which is recommended!)

  • Ten signs that require emergency action

  • A bunch of bunny resources — from rescue groups to registries to Web sites

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470496282
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 4/3/2009
  • Series: For Dummies Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 312
  • Sales rank: 246,036
  • File size: 5 MB

Meet the Author

Connie Isbell is a former editor and writer at Audubon magazine, as well as the editor of numerous pet books. Audrey Pavia is the author of many books on pets and animals, including the bestselling Horses For Dummies and The Rabbit: An Owner's Guide to a Happy Healthy Pet. She has been a frequent contributor to numerous pet publications, editor-in-chief of Horse Illustrated, and senior editor of The AKC Gazette.

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Table of Contents

Introduction.

Part I: Bringing on the Bunny Basics.

Chapter 1: Jumping into Rabbit Ownership.

Chapter 2: Choosing the “Right” Rabbit.

Chapter 3: So Many Breeds, So Little Time.

Chapter 4: Hiding in Shelters, Holes, and Shops.

Part II: Taking Care of Creature Comforts.

Chapter 5: Shacking Up with an Indoor Rabbit.

Chapter 6: Stocking Up on Carrots.

Chapter 7: Cleaning Behind Those Great Big Ears and More.

Chapter 8: Making Fitness and Fresh Air Fun for Your Bunny.

Chapter 9: Nipping Common Health Problems in the Bud.

Chapter 10: Coping with Other Health Woes and Aging Issues.

Part III: Rabbit Psychology: Behavior and Training.

Chapter 11: Thinking Like a Rabbit.

Chapter 12: Putting Boxing Gloves on Your Rabbit: Training.

Chapter 13: Reckoning with a Bad Bunny.

Part IV: Enjoying Your Fun Bunny.

Chapter 14: Playing Around Isn’t Just for Dogs.

Chapter 15: Getting Hoppy with Your House Rabbit.

Chapter 16: Hitting the Road with Your Rabbit.

Part V: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 17: Ten Signs That Require Emergency Action.

Chapter 18: Ten Great Rabbit Web Sites.

Chapter 19: Ten Ways to Make Your Bunny’s Day.

Appendix: Rabbit Resources.

Index.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 23, 2012

    :)great

    So imformative great for my bunny

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 16, 2011

    Very informative

    Lots of useful information which covers a wide range of topics. I'm hoping the training techniques work on misbehaved Bun Bun : )

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 29, 2014

    This book is amazing!

    I have tried many other books and I love this one the best. It was very useful and easy to follow. I also think this book is for begineers and people with experience.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 10, 2014

    To cherryberry

    Catching a rabbit is a terrible idea if they get scare they could die of fear also it could have rabies if you really want a rabbit then start to save up some money

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 23, 2012

    Yeah!

    I think this helped with Keko soooooooo much!!! P.S. Keko is my rabbi!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 27, 2012

    Recommened

    Helped with many rabbit questions for my rabbit

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 27, 2012

    very knowledgable a must read for rabbit owners

    Lots of wonderful information about house rabbits training, toys, health, litterbox training

    Great book filled with information

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 7, 2009

    Great for Beginning Rabbit Owners

    I have a 7 year old daughter who started raising a rabbit via our local 4-H program. This is a great "get-started" book about rabbits. Still need to get a book about your specific rabbit, but for the basics it is a good quick reference guide.

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 26, 2014

    Need help

    I have made a agreement with my dad that if i can cetch the rabbit in my back yard i could keep him or her so i need ideas for names and traps.reaspond to charryberry.

    0 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 17, 2013

    Awesome book

    This book tells us about how to care for a rabbit. Ever since i started to breed rabbits 8 years ago this book has helped me take care of my rabbits from the start. RABBITS RULE!!!!

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  • Posted August 19, 2011

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    A Must for New Rabbit Owners

    This has been a invaluable guide to raising our first record. I carry it loaded on my Nook. Wonder what are good or bad munchies for bunny? Pull out your Nook and have all the answers in an instant.

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  • Posted June 11, 2011

    Rabbits+for+dummies

    This+is+a+great+book+for+the+beginning+rabbit+owner.++I+have+two+rescued+bunnies+and+they+are+awesome+little+guys+with+a+great+personality.+One+thing+i+would+tell+anyone+considering+a+rabbit+is+to+get+them+spayed+or+neutered.you+might+be+surprised+how+sassy+and+unneutered+rabbit+can+be.

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