Advice 1: How to wash a rabbit

If your rabbit is very dirty, you will have to decide the question of its bathing. Many owners of rabbits don't know how to act in this case. On the one hand, some experts say that bathing decorative rabbit, as water treatment harm to their health. On the other hand, a dirty rabbit is not always able to clean your hair independently, so if necessary, wash the rabbit is still necessary. This should be done extremely cautiously, and the less the better.

  1. Remember that rabbits are very ambivalent about the process of bathing. If you've decided to wash the rabbit, be prepared for the fact that he will be aggressive, nervous and frightened fuff, fuff, fuff. The fact that in nature these animals will never wash in the water – they clean their fur like cats. Therefore, water treatments are very stressful.

  2. Bathing a rabbit, try not to use detergents – they can adversely affect the wool of the animal, for example, discolor it or make it more rare and dim.

  3. Wash the rabbit you need warm water, preferably in the bath. To do this, just pour the water in the tub and put the rabbit there. Shower lens use is not recommended, as individual drops of water can enter the animal in the ear, and this, in turn, leads to the development of otitis media.

  4. Once the rabbit is cleaned, it shall be thoroughly dried. But in any case, do not use for drying rabbit hair – the animal can be frightened buzz. Better to just wipe the rabbit dry and warm towel and wipe necessary as long as the animal does not become completely dry – otherwise he might catch cold.

  5. If the rabbit is not very dirty, you can wash, not the whole hair, but only the most contaminated sites. In this case, the process of bathing much easier. Often need to wash my rabbit's foot. To wash feet, just enough to lower the animal in the tub with some warm water and gently rinse the fur on his limbs. After that you need to dry the paws of the rabbit with a towel or dry cloth.

Advice 2 : How to wash decorative rabbits

As a rule, monkey - quite a neat creation. Regular bathing it is not required, as well as the cat. But if the rabbit was badly soiled, it will have to be washed. Moreover, since these animals easily catch colds, it is necessary to observe some precaution.
How to wash decorative rabbits
You will need
  • - small basin with warm water
  • - a special shampoo for rabbits
  • - some towels
In the case of slight contamination is enough to wipe dirty place with a damp cloth or towel dampened with warm water.
If that's not enough, fill the basin with some warm water, put the rabbit there, and wash the soiled places. Be prepared for the fact that the rabbit will resist, hold it firmly, yet gently. Try not to wet the animal as a whole, in any case not okonite it in the water with his head. Do not use shower: the sound of water can irritate your pet even more. In addition, the water trapped in the ears, can cause otitis media.
Detergent use is not desirable, and in case of severe contamination, buy a special shampoo for rabbits. Shampoo is better to dissolve it in water before applied to the fur of the animal.
Thoroughly dry the rabbit with a few towels and drop it in a warm place. In any case, do not allow it hypothermia - this can lead to disease. Close all Windows to avoid drafts.
While trying to dry the animal with a Hairdryer there is a risk that it will be even stronger - because the process of bathing for him is stress. In addition, rabbits do not like loud unexpected sounds. If you do decide to use a dryer, keep it at a great distance from the animal, so as not to burn his tender skin.
Follow the animal, wipe its fur with a dry towel until it dries completely.
Watch as animal after bathing. If the rabbit began sneezing, rubbing nose, paws, and from his nasal passages appeared allocation - means the animal is cold. In this case, you will turn immediately to the vet.
Useful advice
If you wash the rabbit for the first time and don't know how he will behave in this situation, it is better not to undertake this task alone. Have someone hold the animal while you bathe him.

Carefully follow the clean litter from your pet - then you may need to bathe you will not have.
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