Amazines Free Article Archive - Sunday, September 23, 2018
Read about the most recent changes and happenings at
Log into your account or register as a new author. Start submitting your articles right now!
Search our database for articles.
Subscribe to receive articles emailed straight to your email account. You may choose multiple categories.
View our newest articles submitted by our authors.
View our most top rated articles rated by our visitors.
* Please note that this is NOT the ARTICLE manager
Add a new EZINE, or manage your EZINE submission.
Add fresh, free web content to your site such as newest articles, web tools, and quotes with a single piece of code!
Home What's New? Submit/Manage Articles Latest Posts Top Rated Article Search
Subscriptions Manage Ezines
 Article Archive
 Advertising (133260)
 Advice (160709)
 Affiliate Programs (34733)
 Art and Culture (73583)
 Automotive (145454)
 Blogs (74981)
 Boating (9836)
 Books (17129)
 Buddhism (4122)
 Business (1327817)
 Business News (426284)
 Business Opportunities (366237)
 Camping (10946)
 Career (72711)
 Christianity (15828)
 Collecting (11636)
 Communication (115024)
 Computers (241919)
 Construction (38940)
 Consumer (49586)
 Cooking (17054)
 Copywriting (6566)
 Crafts (18200)
 Cuisine (7530)
 Current Affairs (20364)
 Dating (45748)
 EBooks (19671)
 E-Commerce (48180)
 Education (185073)
 Electronics (83413)
 Email (6389)
 Entertainment (159744)
 Environment (28913)
 Ezine (3038)
 Ezine Publishing (5443)
 Ezine Sites (1552)
 Family & Parenting (110863)
 Fashion & Cosmetics (196365)
 Female Entrepreneurs (11839)
 Feng Shui (130)
 Finance & Investment (310184)
 Fitness (105715)
 Food & Beverages (62796)
 Free Web Resources (7936)
 Gambling (30210)
 Gardening (25051)
 Government (10511)
 Health (628872)
 Hinduism (2156)
 Hobbies (44024)
 Home Business (91542)
 Home Improvement (251164)
 Home Repair (46085)
 Humor (4795)
 Import - Export (5444)
 Insurance (45070)
 Interior Design (29538)
 International Property (3485)
 Internet (190941)
 Internet Marketing (146269)
 Investment (22821)
 Islam (1168)
 Judaism (1357)
 Law (80438)
 Link Popularity (4592)
 Manufacturing (20791)
 Marketing (98716)
 MLM (14136)
 Motivation (18208)
 Music (26993)
 New to the Internet (9474)
 Non-Profit Organizations (4048)
 Online Shopping (129599)
 Organizing (7795)
 Party Ideas (11849)
 Pets (38079)
 Poetry (2234)
 Press Release (12664)
 Public Speaking (5618)
 Publishing (7522)
 Quotes (2406)
 Real Estate (126585)
 Recreation & Leisure (95217)
 Relationships (87402)
 Research (16142)
 Sales (80288)
 Science & Technology (110099)
 Search Engines (23445)
 Self Improvement (153050)
 Seniors (6218)
 Sexuality (35931)
 Small Business (49274)
 Software (82906)
 Spiritual (23433)
 Sports (116447)
 Tax (7657)
 Telecommuting (34072)
 Travel & Tourism (306699)
 UK Property Investment (3117)
 Video Games (13420)
 Web Traffic (11720)
 Website Design (56763)
 Website Promotion (36552)
 World News (1000+)
 Writing (35745)
Author Spotlight

I have been involved in nutrition and weight management for over 12 years and I like to share my kn...more

My Name is Anish Sah, I am an Internet Marketing and SEO Expert, Social Media Guru and young Entrepr...more

Shovon Joarder has been working as Freelance Marketing Project Manager for over four years. He also ...more

Former English Teacher; Musician (20+ years); Freelance Writer ...more

Identical twins Scott Petullo and Stephen Petullo offer vital, yet sensible and practical spiritual ...more

Find out how to Keep Your Rabbit Cooler in Summer by Bob Watson

Article Author Biography
Find out how to Keep Your Rabbit Cooler in Summer by
Article Posted: 05/26/2011
Article Views: 992
Articles Written: 2
Word Count: 742
Article Votes: 86
AddThis Social Bookmark Button

Find out how to Keep Your Rabbit Cooler in Summer

Should your bunny reside in a bunny hutch or rabbit cage outside the house, summer might be a difficult time for them. For that matter, it could be fatal if you don’t take extra precautions to care for them. Let’s take a couple of minutes to take into consideration how one can attend to your rabbit during the warm months.

Why Summer is Challenging for Rabbits

We humans are able to tolerate heat a lot better than many animals, including bunnies, for one principal reason - we sweat. Our systems have the ability to discharge heat by way of the skin as a cooling system. Bunnies don’t have this capacity. Compound this with a fur coat and you will have a very, very hot rabbit.

If it’s a wild hare/rabbit, they’ll try to compensate for this by burrowing into the earth. They escape from direct sunlight and into the cooler ground. If you’ve seen a rabbit burrow, you know they will get very deep and that gets them much cooler. For all those inside a rabbit hutch or bunny cage, they do not have this alternative. So, let’s look into steps to make their summer a more comfortable time.

If your pet’s main housing is a rabbit hutch or rabbit cage, the best way to address the summer heat concern is to get them in the house in the a / c through the hottest daytime hours. You can place them in your bathroom, guest room or other room where they are cooler. Just be sure you provide the litter pan. Not an option? Then let’s take into account other options. Allow me to share a couple of things I’d recommend you need to do to keep your bunny cooler in summer months:

1. Be certain your bunny has tons of shade - You can’t overestimate the need for shade. Don’t believe me? Head outdoors on a day when it’s over 90 degrees and full of sunshine. Wait in the sunshine for 5 minutes. Relocate to the shade and hang out there for five minutes. You’ll understand. Your bunny will too.

2. Put frozen water bottles in with your bunny - Save some of the 2-liter or milk bottles/jugs and fill all of them with water. Freeze them and put them in the cage with your rabbit twice a day (one mid-morning, one mid-afternoon). They’ll lie against it and thank you for it.

3. Give them ice water - Speaking of ice, place a few ice cubes into their water twice daily on top of that (same times). Leaving ice inside a LARGE heavy crock gives them the chance to soak their paws and/or ears in it when they want. As expected, they need the hydration desperately as well. Ensure that they NEVER use up all their water in the heat. Do yourself (as well as your rabbit) a favor and get one of these lock-on crocks. They’re highly recommended because rabbits can’t tip them over and waste their water when it’s 100 degrees outside. That’s a recipe for disaster. It’s really worth the $6.

4. Supply a chilly porcelain tile - Invest in a few 12” x 12” ceramic tiles and keep a stack of them inside the refrigerator. Insert them in the bunny hutch or cage through the hot hours.

5. Spray or wipe bunny’s ears with chilled water - Bunnies dissipate heat thru their ears. Wash their ears with a chilled cloth or spray them with chilled water and it’ll certainly help.

6. Brush, brush, brush - You really should groom your bunny in any case but doing away with that excess hair by using a brush during summer is vital.

7. Run a circulating fan - You don’t want a consistent wind on the rabbit however a clip-on circulating fan can help. You can make it best of all by having it pass over a moist towel to deliver some cooling. Make sure to keep the power cord outside of bunny’s reach.

8.Allow them refreshing vegetables - Refreshing produce have moisture content. Don’t be skimpy on those whenever it’s hot out there.

The temperature is picking up in our area, so we will be taking a number of the suggestions previously mentioned to keep our rabbits cool throughout the summer. If you are utilizing a rabbit hutch or bunny cage just as we are, we hope you’ll do the same.

Article by: Bob Watson at

Related Articles - rabbits in summer, keep rabbits cool, keep your rabbit cooler,

Email this Article to a Friend!

Receive Articles like this one direct to your email box!
Subscribe for free today!

 Rate This Article  
Completely useless, should be removed from directory.
Minimal useful information.
Decent and informative.
Great article, very informative and helpful.
A 'Must Read'.


Do you Agree or Disagree? Have a Comment? POST IT!

 Reader Opinions 
Submit your comments and they will be posted here.
Make this comment or to the Author only:
*Your email will NOT be posted. This is for administrative purposes only.
Comments: *Your Comments WILL be posted to the AUTHOR ONLY if you select PRIVATE and to this PUBLIC PAGE if you select PUBLIC, so write accordingly.
Please enter the code in the image:

 Author Login 
Register for Author Account


Advertiser Login


   Limited Time $60 Offer!
   90  Days-1.5 Million Views  


Great Paranormal Romance

World News


Author of four books and two screenplays; frequent magazine contributor. I have four other books "in...more

At LeadGenerators, we specialise in content-led Online Marketing Strategies for our clients in the t...more

Susan Friesen, founder of the award-winning web development and digital marketing firm eVision Media...more

Christopher is based in the U.K. and is the author and founder of Critical Eye. ...more

Stevert Mckenzie, Travel Enthusiast. ...more

Michael Mifsud was a House of Commons Commonwealth correspondent at the age of 16. He published Brit...more

Roger Lewis holds a doctorate in language and literacy from a major midwestern university. His inter...more

Steve Burgess is a freelance technology writer, a practicing computer forensics specialist as the pr...more

Alex Greene are Senior Editor at Sports Intensity, an online sportsbook review site dedicated to pro...more
AYAD ELHIMER is a website that provides listings for local businesses. He currently offers a wi...more

HomeLinksAbout UsContact UsTerms of UsePrivacy PolicyFAQResources
Copyright © 2018, All rights reserved.
Some pages may contain portions of text relating to certain topics obtained from under the GNU FDL license