Why can't you give a bunny a bath?
You can't give a bunny a bath because:
- It's not necessary, and
- It's dangerous
Healthy bunnies clean themselves, so you shouldn't bathe them: there's zero benefits, and plenty of risks.
If the rabbit is messy, something is wrong: either you need to do better "bunny-proofing" so the rabbit stays out of messy areas, or your rabbit is sick and needs to see a vet.
If you need to bathe a messy bunny, first try a "dry bath" with baby cornstarch powder (no talc!), because this is the safest method. The second-safest method is a wet "spot bath." If you need to do a full-on bath, make sure you take certain precautions to keep the rabbit safe. See the related questions below for more details and links.
You should only give a bath to a 3-month old bunny -- or any age bunny -- if it needs one. Healthy rabbits clean themselves: if your bunny needs a bath, something is wrong! Baths can be dangerous for rabbits, so if you need to give one, you must take certain precautions. See the related question below for details and links -- it applies to weaned baby bunnies as well.
It can be dangerous to give a rabbit a bath. If you just use warm water, then you're avoiding the risk of dangerous shampoo/soap, but there are other risks to be aware of if you need to give your bunny a bath. Also, if your rabbit needs a bath, something is wrong and you should probably see a vet. Healthy rabbits keep themselves clean. See the related question below for more important info and links…
Do bunnies die if they take a bath because i saw in youtube that they take bath's at the bunnies die if they take a bath?
yes you can but be very careful. you need two people, one to keep the rabbit still and the other to wash it. do not wash above the neck because it is bad to get water in the ears and soap in the eyes but usually u don't have to give a bunny a bath unless it got into something really bad because they are self cleaning.
You can only bathe rabbits when absolutely necessary, and when you've taken all the necessary precautions to keep the bunny safe. Baths can be dangerous for rabbits! Healthy rabbits clean themselves, so if your bunny is messy, something is wrong -- either you need to do better "bunny-proofing" to keep your rabbit out of messy areas, or your rabbit is sick and needs veterinary care. Before trying a full-on bath, try a "dry bath" with…
Rabbits don't need baths, generally speaking. Rabbits clean themselves, like cats. If your rabbit is messy, that means something is wrong. Maybe your rabbit is sick. Maybe the cage is too small, so the rabbit doesn't get to move around much. Maybe the cage is dirty, and you need to clean it more often. Maybe you need better "rabbit-proofing," so the bunny can't get into messy areas. Bring your messy rabbit to the vet, so…
Most of the time guinea pigs don't have an odour as long as you clean their cage often. If they are still stinky, you can always give them a bath. If you want to give then a bath you should either use bunny, kitten or ferret shampoo, dog shampoo is too strong and natural shampoo is the best for them.