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Bethany - 2004-04-10
I have a Netherland Dwarf Rabbit for about a week now and I think that they are better a better pet then a dog! They are so lovable and cute! They will just sit in your lap and go to sleep! I love my Netherland Rabbit!

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Abby - 2012-08-23
I just bought a rabbit yesterday (my first one, I'm loving it) her name is Lilly and she is a sweetheart. I was told she was a new Zealand, but she is the color of a wild rabbit, like a cottontail rabbit. Any thoughts on that?

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  • kenny - 2012-08-28
    I like have this New Zealand
  • Charlie Roche - 2012-09-24
    New Zealands come in just about every color that there is.  Here are some photos of New Zealand Rabbits where you can see many of their colors.
  • Erin - 2012-09-24
    I am not familiar with New Zealand's but if you talk to a breeder or do an internet search on the colors of New Zealand rabbits you will get more information. Sorry, I'm not more helpful!
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annamae - 2011-02-22
I have 2 do this I learned a lot.

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April Hathaway - 2011-05-21
We are Local USDA licence of healthy muntjac deer. Our deer are still bottled feed and actually looking for new homes.They have taken all their shots and are easily handled and tame. Our litters have been home raised and therefore will make a good home pet. If interested, feel free to contact us,

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  • Charlie Roche - 2011-05-21
    How does someone contact you? Where are you located?
  • krista - 2011-05-22
    I would love to know how much your sweet little babies are :) and where your located. Do you ship them? Im looking for one asap so please call soon with your best price. Best wishes and talk with you soon.
  • Dave - 2011-05-29
    Where are you located? I just lost Buck(Muntjac) that I had for 16 years.

  • Jozi101 - 2011-05-31
    Hey Im looking for a leaf muntjac. I can't seem to find them anywhere. And if I do they are thousands of dollars. Can anyone help me?
  • Jozi101 - 2011-05-31
    Hey, how many leaf muntjacs do you have? And how old are they? And How many girls are there? And when were they born?
  • amy - 2011-06-04
    How much are you asking for your babies? And where are you located? Thanks!
  • arthur wilmot - 2011-06-14
    We are interested in the price of a female muntjac deer and the age.
  • john courtney - 2011-06-22
    I was wondering if you had any muntjac deer for sale .313-215-3499 thanks John
  • Crystal - 2011-06-29
    Do you happen to have any more deer availiable and what kind do you have?
  • Nancy Johnson-Rose - 2011-07-11
    April, We are looking to purchase a female muntjac as young as possible. We are in Iowa where they are permitted, and we have lots of experience raising other types of deer. Will travel anywhere to pick one up. Will you be expecting any babies this year? Thanks!
  • Lara - 2011-09-01
    We are interesting to have in our home, and beuteful yard muntjac deers.WE LOVE animols,and have many diferrent little ones.We have 5 acr.and 2 ponds. Please, contackt us Lara
  • Joe Egan - 2011-09-06
    Do you have any adults available ? I would like to have a pair i could breed.
  • Kassi Roepke - 2011-11-04
    Hey, how could I get a hold of you regarding the deer? I'm interested, but can't find any breeders. Thanks!
  • Bob - 2011-11-12
    I am looking for a Muntjac Deer for my daughter. She is 20 years old and is in her junior year at Purdue University studying Veterinary medicine. She has had and has exotic animals. She would love to have a Muntjac to raise with her other critters. She is registered with the Indiana DNR as a breeder of Flying Squirrels and Sugar Gliders. I would love to hear from you on a sale or info as to where I can locate one. Thank you, please call me at 219-809-7582 or e-mail me at Thanks again, Bob
  • Lani - 2011-12-05
    Where are you? How much are you selling for? I am really very interested in these deers and I live in Australia. Thanks, Lani
  • Tara Kelly - 2011-12-04
    Hello, I was wondering if you had any babies due coming up to the spring. I have been searching for a breeder for a very long time. I was raised up on a farm in Australia and our family was part of WIRES, which cares for native animals. I have quite a lot of experience in raising wildlife. I have done a lot of research on the muntjac and seems to be the perfect fit for me and my lifestyle. I don't have another pets as I have been trying for nearly 2years to get in contact with a reportable breeder. I hope to hear from you soon.
  • brian - 2011-12-08
    do you know if you can have a muntjauc deer in maryland thanks
  • john correll - 2012-02-06
    Does North Carolina allow these pets?

    Cost ? Transport from?
  • clint - 2012-02-08
    I am looking to purchase a muntjac deer.
  • bobby - 2012-03-05
    Hi, I have some questions about your deer. How much are they and how could we contact you for information? They are so cute!
  • Lesia - 2012-04-16
    I would like info on your baby fawns, muntjac or leaf. Please reply ASAP. Lesia
  • Sharon - 2012-08-01
    Very interested. Please send info to Thank you.
  • Rain - 2012-08-28
    Hello, I am interested in having one also, preferably a female. Please send me info on cost, pick-up/shipping, etc. Thank you.
  • katie - 2012-09-17
    I have been trying to find a baby muntjac deer I am interesterested in yours. Where are you located?
  • katie - 2012-09-17
    I have been looking for a muntjac deer baby and i'm interested in yours. Where are you located?I live in GA.
  • Daniel - 2012-11-29
    I'm wondering about your deer. I'd be interested in a male munjtac as young as possible and I'm wondering if you can send them distances?
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S.Holder - 2012-11-28
Rats do make fine pets. I have had several thoughout the years. I am almost 50 and will have rats till the day I have to say goodbye to all. They are fun, they are affectionate, they are smart, they can be litter box trained....any more questions?

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Stacy - 2008-08-30
I was wondering how someone would be able to buy a Creme D'Argent. They ae a lovley breed and I live in a small mountain area in AZ and they have nothing like that here. Ty for any info.

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Rachel - 2010-12-15
I have 2 of the Short Tailed Opossum and I love them they are so cute take a paper towel and shred it into strips and see what they do its so fun to watch.

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Erin - 2004-02-18
When your bunny has gotten "frisky" and rough with you it is probably because s/he has not been spayed/neutered.

Unless you plan to breed your bunny, have it fixed and you will most likely see these behaviors disappear... Your sweet, mild-mannered bunny will return!

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Elisa - 2009-05-09
I have a white Britannia and his name is Dido. He is my first bunny and at the beginning he was shy and hated being handled (he still hates being picked anyway). When I bought him I thought I made a mistake as he used to be very agressive when I tried to pick him up, and as it is my first bunny I was hoping to have those cute ones that you can handle and pet for hours.
However, 3 months have passed and I regret my thoughts as I am the happiest bunny owner in the world. Dido is such a character, he loves to do his "marathons" around the house running like crazy and jumping to the sofa, then carry on running and ending on my bed! He also loves to sleep and relax on my bed or under the table, jump in the air and plays with me a lot! He learned so easily the things that he is not allowed to chew and is very well litter trained!
I would like to recommend this breed to those who want to have lots of fun! The best breed! Now I think that a breed which is very tame may be a bit boring for me compared to my funny Dido.

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Susan - 2011-08-21
Got a question, got a baby lop-eared yesterday, want to litterbox train him. Put a small blanket in also. Well he's pooping on the blanket so we took it out and SLEEPING and pooping in the litterbox.. We praise him for pooping but take him off the litterbox when he goes to sleep and he goes right back. HELP? What do we do to train him so that we can take him out to run around and play?

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  • Charlie Roche - 2011-08-22
    They do this for awhile - the litter box is their hidey hole also. If you have ever brought a kitten home or moved your cat, they hide under the bed, in the closet wherever they can hide for over a week at times. They gradually venture out - maybe a foot then two feet and then finally cover a room - returning to the litter box to sleep by it or in a bunnies case to sleep in it. Slowly but surely your bunny will learn the home and the ins and outs and will not just stay in the box. Don't move the box (as this is where he is going which is 1000% of the battle and training) and if you pick him up and play with him - then return him sitting beside the box or at least in the same room. Gradually add some times and his food and water - close to the box and you should be going great. Bunny needs to find his own way around and the ins and outs of the home.
  • Susan - 2011-08-22
    First of all, thank you for your reply. Few more questions if you don't mind. We have a 6 year old boy bunny in a cage outside. He was very very small when my husband got him and he had to bottle feed etc.. now he( thumper) is great outside. Plays in the yard with other animals- is awesome) But this new baby(Charlie) may likely be a dwarf and need to stay in. Soo, the thing is, he's in a large cage inside, lots of room- small litter box on one side, food and water opposite side- Do we need to only put food in ever so often or leave it in,? and as i said, he poops everywhere- food bowl, litter box, all over- Will he instinctively eventually go on his own to the litter box or do we have to do specific things for him to learn??? And the books say they tend to use the bathroom in one area of their cage, he doesn't.. Sorry for all the questions, we are just at a loss on what is best for him and we want to train him so that he can spend most of his time indoors.. Thank you again..
  • Charlie Roche - 2011-08-22
    Couple things. Little bunnies are like little kids - by the time they realize they have to go - sometimes they already did it. They will learn better control. Second, the cage might be too small to house all this and the bunny thinks the whole cage is the litter. If the bunny is in the laundry room or pen - relatively safe place - you can put newspapers down under the litterbox. Food water several feet seaparate from box. Bunny goes on paper and just rip paper up and place in litter. That way the bunny isn't going everywhere and learns to go in litter box - just for the one purpose. If in a small hutch - they don't really learn - the small hutch is a safe place to go. His sleepy hidey place with blanket away from the litter. Cut out card board box is fine with his blanket but away from litter. Close enough that it takes a few hops but not so close as to confuse the bunny. Second anything that the bunny has gone potty on is a safe litter spot. Remove the scent - vinegar is good for this. Next - I had 7 muntjack deer and all used a litter box - 1000% accurate all the time - little different but similar. My daughter had 6 then 8 then 11 bunnies - they mutiplied and they all use the litter box. Most are indorr around the house bunnies also. She has them (except for 1) all indoor/outdoor. She put bunch of hutches, tubes, houses and dog houses etc together and enclosed all with fence. Looks like a kids puzzle box - but the bunnies seem to know it. They play around in about 1/2 acre/ plenty of warm places for winter and hutch with open door leading into doggy door onto the porch. Litter on the enclosed porch. Several freely roam the home and use the litter and when they feel like it go outside. She also has 13 birds, 2 dogs, 2 cats +++++ Home is spotless so it must work. With the deer, I had initially just litter in the laundry room and they slept for some reason in the master closet - all of them. I thought they should run around more so built a doggy door in laundry room and taught them to go in and out - yes I did go out the doogy door. They would initially all run in to use the litter.
    Food - hays / grasses should be avaiable at all times. Vegetables - they pretty much eat right away but those should be removed after a few hours as bacteria sets in. So food (grasses and hays and water should be avaiaible at all times). I think setting up a separate sleepy safe place for bunny will help, also. Cardboard box cut down - it doesn't have to be fancy. Small hutch with wire bottom - that is difficult to work with cuz scent is all over and only sleepy place is the litter.

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