Rabbits require daily attention and cannot be left alone for more than 24 hours. It is not recommended to bring the rabbit for short trips so we recommend that you arrange for pet-sitting or boarding when you are away.
We have the following tips to help you be more careful in choosing the right boarding place for your beloved rabbits:
Talk to fellow owners to ask for a trusted boarding service they have engaged in the past. Ask about their rabbit’s wellbeing before and after and if there is constant communication with the boarders. You can also join Facebook groups administrated by rescue groups or bunny lovers to get opinions from experienced owners with accurate knowledge.
VISIT THE PREMISE
Photos can be deceiving so do not make any decision based on what you were shown. Instead, visit the premise and see (and smell!) for yourself the condition of their living space and the boarded pets. Never make advance payment until you are certain they are the right choice for your pets.
ASK ABOUT THEIR PROTOCOLS
Talk to the caregiver of the boarding place to understand their standards on diet, hygiene, exercise, grooming, and medical care. A savvy boarder should be well-informed of the above and be prepared to seek professional help when needed to ensure the safety of your pets.
As the owner, you will always be responsible for your own pets. Stay on top of their condition by asking for regular updates either through photos or videos. It is a good idea to consider boarding places with CCTV to ensure you can monitor them anytime from anywhere.
These are some general guidelines to consider when evaluating a new boarding service. Of course, it’s just as important to trust your own instinct when things don’t seem right (crazy low price, dirty/outdoor place, unresponsive boarders).
If you need help with transporting your pet rabbit to and from boarding locations, you can also contact our very own rabbit transport service BunnyGoWhere at 8323 2366 or e-mail email@example.com to arrange.