Dear pet owner,

Congratulations! Today marks the first day of your life with a rabbit. You might chuckle and roll your eyes at my sentiment, but you will understand soon enough. It won’t be long before you condition yourself to give your boots a quick shake before slipping a tender foot onto a hay splinter nestled in the…

A case of mistaken identity

If it looks like an English Spot, hops like an English Spot, and has a white coat with black spots? It’s probably not an English Spot. As a new rabbit owner, it’s easy to incorrectly identify a rabbit. After all, to the untrained eye, an English Spot’s pattern looks eerily similar to a broken black…

In a perfect world

Imagine a world in which every rabbit has a home. Imagine a world with no need for shelters and rescues…a world where financial reserves can be spent on charitable causes outside of small animal rescue programs. Imagine never coming across an unwanted bunny or a life without purpose ever again. Imagine a place where rabbit…

Favorite things: Lixit widemouth water bottles

We all have something. That old, worn pair of shoes you can’t throw away because they’ve only recently hit peak comfortableness. The chapstick you never leave the house without. And maybe a slight water bottle bias. Or is that just me? We’ve had a variety of bottles over the years, from tall, narrow-mouth bottles to…

A new approach

Vacations always make the world seem a little bit bigger, a little more diverse…a little scary. I’m sitting on a cream-colored patio chair, with my feet propped up on another, staring at the stone-filled yards and sparse, hardy vegetation. Salt hangs heavy in the air and I’m sure my freshly-washed hair will dry into beachy…

The truth about wire floors

Forget everything you’ve ever heard about wire floors. Toss away the rumors, the “facts,” and the guarantees. It’s high time we nix political agendas over what lies under our rabbit’s feet and start a real conversation about adequate flooring. Rabbits do not have pads on their feet like dogs or cats do. Instead, they have…