box Training Your Bunny
You can use
the Rabbit playpens to slowly teach your house bunny to use a litter
box. Use the playpen in the corner of the room where the litter box is
going to be.
The bunny can
play in the playpen for two to three weeks before taking the next step.
This will make
the bunny feel more attached to that area of the house and more willing to
mark his territory in the litter box.
bunny consistently uses his litter box then you can open the playpen and
let him run around the house for a short period of time at first. A few
minutes at first.
Let the time
he spends out of his playpen get gradually longer until you no longer need
the time the bunny spends in the play pen longer than the time he spends
roam free. This will condition your bunny to feel more territorial towards
the area you picked instead of an area he picks. He will want to use his
litter box where you put it.
If bunny has
an accident, never hit the bunny or rub his nose in the pee.
will not understand this type of training.
become aggressive or fearful. you risk making him sick with the bacteria
from the pee too. Rabbit can't breath from their mouth like dogs and Cats.
So a stuffy nose can be serious.
the playpen training for a couple days.
the time the bunny spends in the playpen longer than the time he spends
A little pee
on some shaving place in the litter box will encourage the bunny to pee there.
A tiny amount
of pee from a person or other rabbit put in his litter box will make him
VERY motivated to pee in it himself in order to mark and claim his
He will check
the litter box frequently to see if anyone has challenged him (peed
Dog and cat
pee is not recommended because they can carry tape worms and there is no
cure for a rabbit with tape worms.