Frequently Asked Questions:

Here are some commonly asked questions. If your question is not listed please let me know and I would happy to answer any questions you may have.


Recommended Bunny Supplies:

1.  A Hutch- Critter nation 2 level metal hutch is what i currently use  ( the wood hutches are often cheap and do not last long

OR

A EXTRA LARGE rabbit cage to get you started as the baby bunny is still being trained,  but should only be used as a litter box when the bunny reaches 6 months of age.

2. A play yard or fenced area for exercise time. 

3. Water bottle or bowls. There are so many different types. I use a variety for my bunnies. I like large ceramic bowls so that the bunny can not move the bowl. Or bowls that attach to the fencing of the hutch. I also like small anti gravity bowls that are used for cats. I am not a fan of bottles as they tend to leak and can possibly leave a bunny dehydrated. 

4. Hay and Pellets- We currently use timothy hay  that we get in bulk at Shoppers supply in Chandler. We store the hay bale in a very large tote bin. We do sometimes get orchard grass hay that you can get in a large box at Shoppers. We get hay cubes versus pellets and have much success with them.  Chewing on hay cubes also helps bunnies to file their teeth down.  They don't dig at them and waste them as often. The cubes we get are an alfalfa/timothy blend. Hay/ Grass should be the majority of your bunnies diet.  Rabbit safe veggies and fruits can be given as treats. 

5. Litter box- we like large  litter boxes for when the bunny gets bigger, but will include a small litter box to get you started with some litter box supplies. We use 3 items for our litter box. The first is PDZ, which is a natural powder that helps absorb odors. Next, Pine pellets that are heat treated. Last, we sprinkle some hay on top and put a good handful or 2 of hay in one corner. Bunnies tend to poop/ pee where they eat. We get all of these supplies from Shoppers Supply in Chandler.  

6. Toys & Other supplies: We like testing out different toys and beds and have found that the bunnies like chewing on rabbit safe woods, Toilet paper with hay in it, Little toddler stacking cups, and all natural chewing toys. We refrain from toys that have chemical dyes in them. Also be careful of beds that have to much stuffing as they can accidentally be ingested which can be fatal.           

Feel free to check out lots of YOUTUBE videos for other helpful advice. We suggest following Lennon the bunny. 

                       


Q. How much do you charge for your Holland lops?

A.  I currently charge $150 for Pet Quality. These bunnies are not pedigreed and are not showable. **Prices can vary due to color and personality. **

- Our bunnies are loved and held by myself and kiddos daily

- We grow organic produce for our bunnies in our edible garden

- We spoil our bunnies with treats, toys, and comfy beds. They are treated as pets until they go home. So they are spoiled rotten. 

- We make sure our bunnies are happy and healthy before they go to their new home.       


Q. Are your bunnies litter box trained?

A. We do work on litter box training our bunnies, however they will not be fully litter box trained until they are a little bit older and neutered/spayed. 


Q. At what age do you recommend getting a bunny neutered/ spayed?

A. 6 months of age and we take our bunnies to Avian Exotic in Mesa


Q. Should I get my bunny neutered or spayed and how much does it typically cost?

A.  We highly recommend getting your bunny spayed or neutered if you do not plan on breeding him/her. Male bunnies can start to spray like a cat to mark their territory. Female rabbits can get more aggressive with hormones. If you have 2 males they may start fighting to the death. If you are thinking about purchasing 2 bunnies. We highly recommend getting a male first, waiting until he can be neutered at 6 months of age, then get a female companion that is a baby. Or getting 2 litter mates that are females. They will bond better this way. Getting your bunny spayed or neutered can cost anywhere from $75-$250 or more. Typically you will wait until your bunny is 6 months or age before getting them spayed or neutered as surgery is riskier for a younger rabbit. ** Keep note that some bunnies will never bond even after getting neutered/spayed**


Q. What do you feed your bunnies?

A. We feed our bunnies a variety of foods including:

- Alfalfa Hay,  Timothy Hay, and Orchard Grass (fresh, pellets and cubes)

*Note: Alfalfa hay is for our nursing mothers and their babies under 1 year of age. It is higher and calcium and should be more of a treat as the bunny ages. 

- Veggies & Fruits: Dark Leafy Greens, Chard, Parsley, Cilantro, Carrots, Grapes, Strawberries, Blueberries, Mulberries, Apples, Pears, Banana,  etc. 

- Safe plants from around the garden and weeds


Q. How long does a bunny live for?

A. Bunnies can live for 7-12 years. 


Q. Should I give my bunny a bath?

A. It is recommended to AVOID baths if possible. But if for some reason you must give your bunny a bath make sure that you avoid getting water in their ears. Also make sure you do not use hot water. Avoid shampoos and soaps that are not safe for bunnies. 


Q. Do you have Pedigreed Holland Lops?

A. We currently have 2 pedigreed lops in our colony. Midnight who is a solid black and Willa who is a Blue Otter. We may have pedigreed babies available.  However, we do not show ourselves.


Q. Do you take rescues and rehome?

A. We currently will only accept our bunnies that we have previously sold back into our rabbitry and rehome. This is by a case by case basis and subject to change. I also require a health report from a veterinarian, so I know the bunny is not sick. I do not accept any other rescues at this time.






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