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The winners of our Rescue Love Stories, Easter Edition contest were chosen randomly from all participants.  The winners will get a Lake Champlain Chocolate rabbit, if Wolf hasn't eaten up all the chocolate first.​Our winners are (drumroll please):​Patricia KrauseRod NakamuraJudy Cadman​And here is Angel's story, the first of the three Easter rescues love stories: My […]

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Just three days ago, one of the folks at Knoxville Guinea Pig Rescue got an email.  A contact had heard about a "pet breeder" who was selling off all the "stock".  Arrangements were being made to get the guinea pigs, and could KGPR take any of them in? ​It turned out that once the group […]

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Whoever came up with this national day of recognition, we bet they missed the best hairstyles out there: rabbits and guinea pigs.Honestly.  What human has better hair than this? credit: pinterestWe've got the classic Mohawk. credit: pinterestA kind of retro swingy 60s look works great for this rabbit. credit: pinterestThere's no denying street cred to […]

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Have you got a rabbit friend who once was someone's Easter rabbit?  Tell us about how you and your rabbit found each other!From all our entries, we'll pick three randomly to receive a the kind of Easter bunnies we believe in: chocolate ones!  (These are extra yummy Lake Champlain Chocolate buns.)Just click below and don't […]

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Rabbit events are a great way to meet like-minded bunny lovers, and, well, there's all the cute.  Cute everywhere.There are rabbit jumping contests like this one (click the pic below to watch the video):​ And of course there is the famous Midwest Bunfest, put on every year by the Ohio House Rabbit Rescue.  This year […]

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Rabbits and guinea pigs can be terrific friends for children, and the relationship can be rewarding for everyone involved.  It takes some work, though, parents.  The main themes aren’t that different than sharing your home with a dog, or cat, or really even other humans!  Teaching kids how to live with and love tiny animals […]

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No more fights, right?  And you are all caught up with this series? Then you've done great with rabbit bonding: let's move in together!Call all the friends with trucks, get out the tape. It’s moving day. Start early so you have the day to watch how they are doing together.Before anyone goes anywhere, it is important […]

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We're not quite all snuggled up like the buns above yet, but we're getting there.  We've shared our scents and voices from a distance.  The next crucial step is for your two rabbits to share spaces - but not at the same time.  In other words, we are going to swap them around from pen […]

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You've chosen a great rabbit to join the family, and done all the prep.  Your new bun is home!  Now what? Your rabbits begin their relationship in your home by being great neighbors. They can hear each other, see each other, even chat together. Perhaps most importantly, they learn each other’s smell. But they do […]

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Have you gone on some dates?  Do you think you've found a soulmate?  Before your new bun comes home, we've gotta do some prep work. You will need to separate living areas at first…two ex-pens set up next to each other but far enough away so that the rabbits cannot touch through the bars. Each […]

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