Originally Posted by sara8
i didn't realize that you could or that people do leave buns out all the time. i thought they just let them out to play and then put them back. how do you keep them from chewing everything? do your dogs bother your bunny? are they litter trained then? sorry for all the questions i'm just curious and don't know anyone that owns bunnies.
Yup, many people have free-range or at least semi free-range house rabbits
. With the boys I just let them out for several hours each day and take them on walks outside but Sakura is out all the time.
If rabbits have plenty of toys to play with and chew they generally aren't destructive. Of course it depends on the rabbit but I've never had any issues with chewing. Neither have my siblings with their bunnies. You shouldn't leave papers around, though, because many bunnies are paper shredders
. Some rabbits chew wires but that's easily solved with wire covering.
Rocky, my dachshund, is actually aggressive towards the rabbits so they are kept seperate. When he's around (he spends most of the day outside because he loves the outdoors) the rabbits generally have to be confined to one area of the house. During this time they get their salads so they are happy anyways
. My other dog is fine with bunnies, though.
Yup, my rabbits are litter-trained. It's actually fairly easy to do if the rabbits have been spayed/neutered. Right now I'm having some issues with marking because Fiona isn't spayed yet which is driving the boys crazy even though they're neutered