Living together in harmony-sometimes!

Nowadays people are encouraged to keep rabbits in pairs. Some pet breeders insist on selling two rabbits together. Unless the new owner is well informed, this can end in disaster. Two bucks, even litter brothers, will rarely live together without fighting and serious injury. If they are neutered they will need reintroducing carefully and such a pairing is unlikely to be successful, although occasionally it can work. The best pairings are neutered buck and neutered doe, but bonding has to be carefully undertaken. The biggest problem seems to be when 2 young unneutered sisters are sold together, with the assurance that they are bonded and will live happily together. The picture shows one of a

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