March 21, 2019
With the weather warming up your rabbit will love to roam free in the garden and outdoor exercise is highly recommended to keep it healthy – but be aware of possible hazards.
For example, some plants can be poisonous to small animals. There may also be spots where predators could enter, or your rabbit could wander off into the great unknown.
And, of course, there are invisible dangers – like life-threatening viral diseases, which is why it’s important to keep your pet’s vaccinations up to date. So, before you let your rabbit hop out of its cage, check out our garden safety tips here, and if you have any more questions feel free to ask our team at Barons Court Vets.
Some simple precautions can make your garden safer and keep predators like foxes, cats and dogs at bay. And you want to make sure your rabbit can’t run off, of course.
Sadly, some of the prettiest plants are the most damaging if eaten by a rabbit. If you suspect your pet has eaten a poisonous plant, contact us immediately for advice.
Common plants that are toxic to rabbits include:
Plus, if you’re unsure about identifying a risky plant, contact us with your photographs and we’ll be happy to help.