15 Things Rabbits Hate the Most

if you have a rabbit as a family member it’s likely that you engage in behaviors that drive your bunny nuts.

In this article we’ll discuss the top 15 things that rabbits hate and you should avoid

#1. High Temperatures

Rabbits prefer temperatures of about 60 to 65 degrees fahrenheit and temperatures above 85 degrees fahrenheit are hazardous to domesticated bunnies, in fact rabbits have no sweat glands, they can exhaust heat only through their long ears is because their ears are the least furry part of their anatomy.

in hot summer days dampen your bunny’s ears and give your pet plenty of fresh cold water and make sure to construct a hutch to keep your bunny shaded during the heat of the day

#2. Being picked up

bunnies are very skittish animals and it takes a while for most rabbits to trust their human, that doesn’t mean they don’t like you, it’s just that they are prey animals and they don’t know if you are going to eat them or not.

remember to be patient and let your rabbit come to you first, if they sniff or nudge you with their nose, do not move away this is a sign that your bunny is starting to trust you

#3. Certain Smells

Rabbits are prey animals in order to survive they’ve had to develop an incredibly keen sense of smell to know when a predator is in the area, the smell of blood or urine scares them away because they may think that a predator is in the area.

bunnies also can’t tolerate the smell of crushed red peppers ammonia vinegar and garlic

#4. A high traffic environment

rabbits can get anxious and startled if they are kept in a high traffic part of your house, like where many people and young children are constantly walking around, likewise bunnies don’t like fast movements, it’s important to avoid suddenly reaching out and touching your pets.

a rabbit that doesn’t feel safe in their home environment will be in constant fear and anxiety.

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