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Rabbit behaviour, health and care.

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This 225-paged book is devoted to behaviour, health and care of rabbits. It has twelve chapters which discuss the origins and development of rabbits, the rabbit as a companion animal, behaviour, learning and communication, social rabbits, from snout to tail, rabbit nutrition, neutering, cleanliness and hygiene, rabbit housing and conditions, house rabbits and rabbit-proofing of the home, life outd...

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Chapter 9 (Page no: 161)

Rabbit housing and conditions.

This chapter explores and emphasizes why it is insufficient for a rabbit to be kept in a hutch and provides information about alternative living conditions that include sufficient space and proper enrichment.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) The origins and development of rabbits. Author(s): Buseth, M. E. Saunders, R.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 15) The rabbit as a companion animal. Author(s): Buseth, M. E. Saunders, R.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 29) Behaviour, learning and communication. Author(s): Buseth, M. E. Saunders, R.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 59) Social rabbits. Author(s): Buseth, M. E. Saunders, R.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 83) From snout to tail. Author(s): Buseth, M. E. Saunders, R.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 117) Rabbit nutrition. Author(s): Buseth, M. E. Saunders, R.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 139) Neutering. Author(s): Buseth, M. E. Saunders, R.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 151) Cleanliness and hygiene. Author(s): Buseth, M. E. Saunders, R.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 177) House rabbits and rabbit-proofing of the home. Author(s): Buseth, M. E. Saunders, R.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 187) Life outdoors. Author(s): Buseth, M. E. Saunders, R.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 201) Reproduction and breeding control. Author(s): Buseth, M. E. Saunders, R.