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Litter training your rabbit

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Litter training your rabbit

Over the past few years an increasing number of people have moved away from the traditional idea of keeping a rabbit in a hutch by bringing it into the home. When considering a house-rabbit the most frequently asked question is, but won't it use the whole house as a toilet? Much to the surprise of some people, rabbits can be easily trained to use a litter tray, sometimes with more reliability than your average cat!

The natural instinct of a wild rabbit to use one area as its latrine is still true in our domestic pets. In addition, rabbits are coprophagic consuming the first production of soft faeces to re-digest the matter and produce hard, dry pellets.

Rabbits can be easily trained to use a litter tray

The process of litter training

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