Good husbandry is the cornerstone of rabbit health and it is vital that we fully understand how it can affect these delicate creatures. There is a direct correlation between husbandry and welfare which will be explored and explained.
This course will outline the current guidelines for correct husbandry for rabbits including diet and enclosures, and highlight what can happen when these standards are not maintained. It will also focus on the importance of companionship and stress reduction, and cover additional topics such as general handling, grooming and weekly at-home health checks.
The course materials, your course tutor, and the work you cover on the learning forums, will provide constructive advice, and offer tips and tricks along the way, ensuring you know what to do to provide the very best for your rabbit.
At the end of this course, you will have a greater understanding of the importance of husbandry and how to provide the best care for your pet.
This course is suitable for anyone over the age of 16 that has an interest in pet rabbits and has information that can be helpful for potential owners, current owners and veterinary staff. Ideally suited for people with novice and intermediate levels of rabbit knowledge, this first husbandry module provides the foundation information on rabbit care and will also be useful for anyone who wishes to work or volunteer with rabbits in the future.