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Domestic Rabbit Presentation Sheet

Identification and Description:
- Common Name : Domestic rabbit
- Species : Oryctolagus cuniculus
- Size : Varies depending on the breed (from 25 cm to more than 50 cm for large breeds)
- Weight : 1 to 5 kg on average, can reach up to 7 kg or more for certain breeds

Physical characteristics :
- Coat : Dense and soft, requires regular brushing
- Colors : Variety of colors and patterns, depending on the breed
- Ears : Can be erect or drooping, depending on the breed

Lifetime :
- On average : 8 to 12 years, can reach 15 years with proper care

Behavior and Temperament:
- Nature : Sociable, curious, and affectionate
- Socialization : Enjoys company, can be litter trained and respond to name
- Activity : Needs daily exercise, enjoys exploring and playing

Food :
- Food Base : Hay (70-80% of the diet), crucial for digestive health
- Pellets : Quality pellets for rabbits, approximately 20% of the diet
- Fresh Vegetables : Carrots, spinach, lettuce, in controlled quantities
- Water : Access to fresh water at all times

Health care :
- Veterinarian : Regular consultations for vaccinations and health checks
- Preventions : Checking teeth and claws, regular deworming

Habitat :
- Cage : Spacious, with rest area, food and litter
- Environment : Secure, with toys and hiding places

Tips for Future Owners:
- Education : Patient and consistent, with rewards for positive behavior
- Interaction : Daily interaction and play time
- Observation : Paying attention to changes in behavior or appetite, health indicators

Commitment :
Adopting a rabbit is a long-term commitment , requiring time , love and care . They make excellent companions for those who are willing to invest in their well-being .