How to Handle a Rabbit

Companion Animals June 03, 2011 Print Friendly and PDF

Proper handling is a major aspect of rabbit ownership. When taking your rabbit out of any cage, be sure to support the hind legs to prevent back injury. When holding your rabbit, you should always maintain a firm yet calm attitude.

Watch a 4-H member describe how to remove a rabbit from its travel cage and how to handle the rabbit in the following video provided by the University of Nebraska — Lincoln.

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This work is supported by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, New Technologies for Ag Extension project.