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  1. Tanning Rabbit Hides with Eggs

    When your rabbit dogs are working like a well-oiled machine and you, too, are on top of your game, the end result is rabbit meat on the dinner table and in the freezer. While you are without a doubt enjoying this, each rabbit's usefulness goes far beyond what's for dinner. Another viable part of the rabbit is the hide along with the warm, soft fur that is prized by many. Lots of people use the pelt for various purposes; the list of what can be made with it is quite long. No matter what...
  2. The Relationship Between Rabbits and Fleas

    The weather sure has been behaving strangely this year. Depending on the part of the United States you call home, you may have been seen some unseasonably warm weather. Winter and the cold it normally brings with it has seemed to be elusive. People in New York have been shown on television news walking around in shorts and t-shirts when they would normally be bundled up with scarves and gloves. Even beaches have been seeing many visitors all thanks to a winter that has been put on hold....
  3. Conquering Allergies in Rabbit Dogs

    At various times of year, you may find yourself plagued by itchy, watery eyes and a runny nose for seemingly no reason at all. The truth of the matter is that although you may not actually feel sick or be able to put a finger on the exact source of your troubles, there is likely a very precise reason or reasons why you are experiencing such issues. The most logical explanation is allergies, the root of which can be any number of things. There are many terrible things about having allergies,...
  4. IQ Testing for Rabbit Dogs

    From time to time you may have wondered just how smart your rabbit dogs actually are. The Beagle breed by nature is pretty intelligent, but there are always exceptional specimens at the top of the spectrum. On the other hand, there are also dogs who maybe aren't as bright as their counterparts. In order to find out where your particular dogs fall, you can conduct a few simple IQ tests that will give you some idea as to just how bright your rabbit dogs are. Most canine IQ tests can be done...
  5. Winter Preparation and Care for Rabbit Dogs

    We talk all the time about winter preparations we need to make, be it to the car or around the house. Although the weather has been unseasonably warm for much of the country, the official start of winter is right around the corner. Even though the weather thus far may have lulled you into a sense of complacency, there is no time like the present to make sure you and your rabbit dogs are prepared for the winter weather that is yet to come. There is a lot to think about when it comes to the...
  6. Banning Biofilm Bacteria from Dog Bowls

    When you wake up in the morning and run your tongue over your teeth, chances are you might feel some type of film. What you're feeling is a type of biofilm that is present in combination with the plaque on your teeth. If you allow this to go un-checked and opt to skip brushing, you will eventually start to have some issues with not only your oral health but other bodily systems. In order to prevent such issues, we brush, floss, and use mouthwash. This is great for us, but biofilm is present...
  7. Winter Rabbit and Hare Hunting

    The winter season is soon to start and with it will come plentiful rabbit hunting opportunities. In some parts of the country, there is already snowfall, but the number of snowy locations will be increasing in the coming months. Once snow covers the ground, rabbit hunting becomes more fun and interesting for you and your rabbit dogs. As the landscape turns white with snow, cottontails begin to stand out in stark contrast. This makes them easier to see and therefore easier to harvest. A...
  8. An Alternative Job for Rabbit Dogs

    When you look at a beagle, you may see a rabbit dog, but there is far more to the breed than their natural inclination to chase bunnies. Beagles are actually used in a workplace setting, punching the time clock just like the rest of us. They are known as Agriculture Canines and they work for the United States Customs & Border Protection (CBP). While human and dog pairings in the workplace have been around for ages with many breeds participating, it is the beagle in particular that primarily...
  9. The Reality of Rabbit Starvation

    When rabbit season opens and you start bringing home meat for the table, your first thought may be that you could subsist on rabbit alone thanks to its deliciousness. Although rabbit mean certainly is enjoyable, it is necessary to incorporate other items into your rabbit meals. Luckily, rabbit goes good in a lot of recipes with a lot of sides, so having a well-rounded rabbit meal is not too challenging to accomplish. Though it is praised for being a lean meat, this is actually both a...
  10. Understanding Neonatal Cerebellar Cortical Degeneration in Rabbit Dogs

    There is not much that is more hopeful than the birth of a litter of beagles. Seeing their little bodies squirm up close to their mother to suckle, it is hard not to envision them someday running about in a lush field chasing rabbits. In our minds, scenarios such as this play out on repeat as the big dreams we have for our pups begin to take shape. Anyone who breeds dogs should make it a point to breed for the betterment of the breed and elimination or at least reduction of flaws. The more...
  11. Rabbit Dog Benefits: How a Dog Does you Good

    We talk all the time about the needs of our rabbit dogs and what we must do to ensure their proper care and continued good health. Whether it is vet care, food and nutrition, grooming, or housing, there is a lot we do to keep our rabbit dogs in optimum condition. Ask most people about the return on their rabbit dog investment and they will likely reply with an answer that involves rabbits and rabbit hunting, but in truth, having rabbit dogs is beneficial outside of the hunt field as well as...
  12. Combatting Canine Arthritis in Rabbit Dogs

    We've all experienced the occasional aches and pains in our lives. Sometimes they are easy to power through while at other times they can be quite debilitating. As humans, we know what to do to make it better, but the same cannot be said for our beloved rabbit dogs. They cannot go grab some pain killers from the medicine cabinet or an ice pack from the freezer. Instead, they tell us of their pain the only way they know how and it is up to us to listen. One of the most common pain ailments...
  13. Tackling the Task of Pilling Rabbit Dogs

    Part of owning rabbit dogs is dealing with the occasional need to medicate them. From time to time, dogs have health issues that arise and require meds to sort them out. When this happens, we as rabbit dog owners need to be prepared to tackle the often unpleasant task of pilling dogs. Though pilling is a part of life, it is not a part dogs particularly enjoy. When they know it is coming, dogs will often run and hide, but once you have them ready to give that pill, they could still be...
  14. Rabbit Dog Paw Care Essentials

    The foundation of a functional rabbit dog lies in the paws. Although paws may seem pretty tough, that does not mean they don't require upkeep to remain in tiptop shape. After all, it takes healthy paws for rabbit dogs to be able to do their job and a serious paw injury can result in them being laid up for quite some time. Here are some tips for giving your rabbit dog's paws the best care possible: Inspect paws regularly for any injury or trapped debris. Whether it is a walk around the...
  15. Interested in Hunting with a Silent ATV? Check out the Quiet Kat

    Physical fitness is a key component to any successful hunt, regardless of the species you are pursuing. Not only do rabbit dogs need to be fit for the field but so do their human counterparts. That means getting and staying in the best shape possible for each of our bodies. Ultimately, the fitter you are the easier it will be to move about in the field for extended periods of time, equating to a good day with minimal or preferably no physical struggles to get around. Although fitness is...
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