With the ARBA Convention on the horizon and Nationals shows taking place throughout the US in the spring driving to these shows can be time consuming and unfeasible, so some of us turn to air travel to get us and our rabbits and cavies there.
RHDv2 infection reported in Orcas Island, WA The ARBA just received notice of a confirmed RHDv2 infection of a pet rabbit on Orcas Island in WA. At this time there have been no suspicious cases aside from Orcas Island feral domestic rabbits. Please see the press release from the WSDA and the Biosecurity Fact Sheet. Press [...]
This document is being created in order to provide guidance to all individuals who care for rabbits and cavies for the purposes of pets, show animals, commercial uses (i.e. food, fiber, and exhibition) and laboratory uses. This document is also meant to serve as a guide for individuals who serve in animal welfare and regulatory [...]
Within the Rabbit and Cavy community the most common area of criticism from both judges and exhibitors alike is inconsistent or improper posing. Too many good animals are culled because they are improperly posed.
Showmanship is a "vet check" on your animal. It's like the process judges and registrars go through while checking animals. You will be checking your animal for any health issues such as malocclusion, abscesses, and more. So thoroughly check the animal. This process should make be sure your animal is a quality show animal. It also [...]
Easter is a Time for Celebration - Not a Surprise Addition to the Household. The Easter Bunny will soon be making his rounds and children are already looking forward to the gifts and treats tucked inside their baskets on Easter morning. One gift that often finds its way into that basket is a child's very [...]