Litter box training a rabbit is not that hard to do. Several years ago, I trained
Scout, my 8 year old house rabbit that was deaf and partly blind, within just a
First off is buying the litter box, and bedding. At the pet store they sell litter
boxes made especially for rabbits. They’re shaped like a triangle, so they can
easily fit into the corner of a cage. They have little pegs that will latch onto the
wire, so your rabbit can’t push it around the cage. For bedding inside of it, you
can use regular shavings or you can buy pet bedding that’s absorbent for it.
Careful with the pet beddings though, make sure that it’s safe for rabbits. There
are some that are toxic if your rabbit eats it. I think the best are wood stove
pellets, as they are very absorbent.
One thing to remember about rabbits, is that they usually always go potty in the
same corner. This is the corner that you want to put your litter box in. The rabbit
usually gets the hang of going in it right away, for when they have to go potty.
Just to warn you, they usually go poop wherever they want though. But this is
dry and no big thing to pick up and throw away.
Once you have your rabbit trained for going in the litter box while it’s in it’s cage,
you can try letting it run around with having it’s litter box out with it. Start out with
restricting the rabbit to a small area, for a small amount of time. Make sure it
knows where you set the litter box out for it. If it does good with this, then slowly
increase the space and time for letting it run around.
Never leave the rabbit out unattended! Rabbits are gnawing animals, and will
chew on all your electrical cords, furniture, etc.
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