Bookmark and Share
Your E-mail:
Where does your sugar glider seem to most enjoy you petting him or her (if you have multiple sugar gliders or owned sugar gliders in the past, answer for the one you have owned the longest)?
Printer Friendly Bookmark and Share

Rabbit Allergy Quick Tips

Use these tips to keep rabbit allergies at a minimum.

By Rose Gordon

Don’t fret if you find yourself allergic to your rabbit. A little preemptive care goes a long way in keeping rabbit allergies at bay.

Tip 1: Hay is an essential part of a rabbit’s diet, but it doesn’t mean you have to forego your own well-being if you’re allergic to it. Instead of spreading hay around your rabbit’s area, keep it contained to a single spot, store it in air-tight containers and wear gloves to avoid direct contact with it.

Tip 2: Keep the rabbit cage on a rug or other easy-to-clean surface, such as a plastic chair mat (available at office supply stores) or a cut piece of linoleum.

Tip 3: Prevent your (and your rabbit’s) allergies from acting up — keep dust and dander to a minimum by using a HEPA (high-efficiency particulate arresting) air purifier and vacuum.


 Give us your opinion on
Rabbit Allergy Quick Tips

Submit a Comment   Join Club
Earn 1,000 points! What's this?
Reader Comments
Thanks, I hope these tips will help stop my allergy attacks
Maryssa, Denton, TX
Posted: 3/4/2012 3:23:05 PM
Good tips
Christina, Indianapolis, IN
Posted: 10/27/2008 10:36:04 AM
View Current Comments

Complete Care Made Easy: Ferrets
Ferrets USA
Rabbits USA
Rabbits USA
Complete Care Made Easy: Gerbils
Critters USA
Top Products
d
 


Hi my name's Candy

Visit the Photo Gallery to
cast your vote!