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Quick Tips To Earn A Rabbit’s Trust

Follow these tips to get your rabbit’s trust.

By Caroline Charland

A rabbit must feel safe and secure when being approached, picked up or held. Follow these tips to get your rabbit to trust you.

Tip 1: Give your rabbit fresh veggies or healthy treats from your hands.

Tip 2: Experiment with click training your rabbit.

Tip 3: Pick your rabbit up in a safe, calm manner.

Tip 4: Provide a rabbit with a safe and secure carrier for travel.

Tip 5: Povide plenty of exercise and chewing opportunities for your rabbit.

Tip 6: Protect you rabbit from unsafe animals or people.

Tip 7: Never discipline your rabbit.

Tip 8: Praise your rabbit frequently.

Tip 9: Respect you rabbit!

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this basic info is very helpful. basically wraps everything up into a easy to understand list. thanks.
Hailey, Fruitland, IA
Posted: 11/3/2014 5:45:48 AM
Very helpful my rabbit is extremely aggresive im going to earn her trust somehow!!!
Sarah, zingzee
Posted: 6/20/2010 9:07:37 AM
wow! i just read this and i cant what 2 try then on my rabbits angel and midnight:)
paige, shamokin, PA
Posted: 12/9/2009 4:00:13 PM
Like your passage here,thanks for the info!My rabbit is so happy!!
Kevin, tualatin, OR
Posted: 11/19/2008 7:36:49 PM
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