Episode 1: Pilot

Our first episode, introducing Sabina and Kathy, providing some info on the progress in rabbit welfare and husbandry over the last 20 years, and a discussion on bonding, as Sabina is currently bonding a group of four rabbits.

 

Further reading about some of the topics covered in the show:

04:20 Benefits of neutering 
http://www.rabbitwelfare.co.uk/pdfs/neutering28807.pdf

08:30 Vaccinating your rabbit (Mxymatosis/VHD)
http://www.rabbitwelfare.co.uk/resources/content/leaflet_pdfs/vacination28.8.07.pdf       

08:45 E. Cuniculi
http://www.rabbitwelfare.co.uk/pdfs/Ecuniculi_Lft.pdf

10:15 Not keeping Rabbits and Guinea Pigs together
http://www.rabbitwelfare.co.uk/resources/content/info-sheets/RWAF_Pet_rabbits_&_your_health.pdf
and http://www.rabbitwelfare.co.uk/pdfs/BunnyBuddiedwebpage.pdf

****PLEASE NOTE: We mentioned in the episode that Guinea Pigs carry Bordetella, and they can pass it on to Rabbits. We got it wrong. Sorry. Actually, it's the Rabbits that carry it and can pass it on to the Guinea Pigs. But please don't keep them together!****

10:55 Space 
http://www.rabbitwelfare.co.uk/pdfs/RWAFsmallhutches-final.pdf

11:25 Runaround 
http://www.runaround.co.uk

11:35 Diet
http://www.rabbitwelfare.co.uk/resources/content/leaflet_pdfs/going_green_oct_06.pdf

12:10 Not feeding Muesli 
http://www.rabbitawarenessweek.co.uk/diet/

13:45 Pickup Up/Pets for Kids
http://www.rabbitwelfare.co.uk/resources/content/leaflet_pdfs/RabbitsandKids24.4.14.pdf

14:05 Rabbit Behaviour/Language of Lagomorphs 
http://language.rabbitspeak.com

15:45 Sugar/gas/calcium/commercial rabbit treats 
http://www.bio.miami.edu/hare/diet.html

16:20 All Eats: Burgess Excel Hay Cube 
http://www.burgesspetcare.com/product/rabbit-food-cube/

18:50 Bonding 
http://www.actionforrabbits.co.uk/bonding.html

23:45 Stress Bonding article 
http://www.wheekwheekthump.com/2013/06/17/4-rabbit-bonding-beliefs-that-arent-always-true/