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Beat the heat – Keeping pets safe during the hot summer months
During the hot summer months, it is important to remember that this season can present some challenges and problems to your animals. Here are our tips on helping your pet stay happy, healthy and cool during summer.
Desexing your companion animals saves lives
Every year, thousands of companion animals are euthanised across New Zealand because there are simply not enough homes for the huge numbers of animals bred around the country.
Advantages of desexing your companion animal
There are lots of advantages to desexing your pets, apart from preventing the birth of unwanted animals.
Common questions about desexing your companion animal
There are lots of advantages to desexing your pets - here we answer some of the most common questions about desexing and dispel some of the myths around getting your pet spayed or neutered.
Rabbit Haemorrhagic Disease Virus and Rabbit Vaccination in New Zealand
Rabbit Haemorrhagic Disease, also known as Rabbit Calicivirus Disease, is caused by Rabbit Haemorrhagic Disease Virus (RHDV) is a highly contagious, usually fatal disease that can affect all domestic and wild rabbits.
Problem behaviour in rabbits - digging and chewing
Some behaviours such as digging and chewing are normal behaviours for rabbits. Here are some tips on how to stop them becoming a problem.
Are rabbits the right companion animal for you?
Rabbits can make delightful pets, but before you decide to take on this new responsibility, please look into and consider carefully the needs of rabbits and remember that these animals will rely on you to meet their needs every day of the year.
Creating an enriching home and environment for your rabbits
Rabbits can live happily either indoors or outdoors, or both!
What to feed your rabbits
Hay and grass should form the basis (80%) of your rabbits’ diet. The remainder of your rabbits’ diet should be fresh vegetables (15%) and a small amount of pellets (around 5%).
Keeping your rabbits healthy
If your rabbits have a healthy diet, plenty of space, and at least one compatible companion rabbit they should live a happy and healthy life.