Rabbits keep themselves very clean, but can require the occasional bath if they become especially dirty. Fill a bathtub or sink with 1 inch to 2 inches of warm water. A bath in cold water will make your dwarf rabbit sick, while hot water will burn the rabbits skin.
Is it hard to take care of a dwarf bunny?
Rabbits, including dwarf rabbits, can be good pets, but they are also high-maintenance, requiring a lot of care, love and attention, so carefully consider if a house rabbit is the right pet for you before adopting one. Set up your dwarf rabbits new home as a large exercise pen or a large cage (the bigger the better).
When should I give my bunny a bath?
Rabbits are tedious groomers, just like cats. They rarely need a bath unless they have diarrhea or get into something sticky that mats the fur. A rabbit is usually fearful of water, and wet baths can cause great stress. Try a dry bath to clean your bunny if he is not accustomed to a wet bath.
Can you cuddle a dwarf bunny?
Netherland Dwarf rabbits can start off quite timid. However, with a bit of patience, once your new rabbit becomes accustomed to its surroundings, it will become quite a loving pet. You can expect lap cuddles and affectionate behavior.