If you just adopted your first rabbit, you’re probably looking for more information to better help you understand how to properly care for your new furry friend. Here are a few helpful tips and guidelines for those with a pet rabbit.
It is officially Fall! This means shorter days, changing leaves, a crisp breeze, football, holidays and food. And with food comes the seasonal weight gain. We seem to find more and more excuses to stay inside our homes as the temperature drops. Add this to the holiday celebrations with the natural tendency to crave comfort food for the colder months, and you have the perfect combination for seasonal weight gain.
Overweight pets face many of the same health issues and concerns as people, including: heart disease, type 2 diabetes, bone and joint problems, various forms of cancers, and a shortened life expectancy, just to name a few. Fortunately, with a few simple modifications, you and your pet can avoid the seasonal weight gain.
When it comes to feeding your pet bird, you want to add a variety in what they eat. Giving your bird a seed only diet is not healthy in any aspect for your birds diet. Could you imagine eating the same meal every day? Humans and birds alike need a more complex diet that consists of foods high in nutrition such as fruits, veggies, seeds, and sometimes even table food.