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5 Ways to Beat the Heat if you’re a Bunny!

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  1. Ensure your rabbit is kept out of direct sunlight by moving the rabbit’s accommodation to a shaded area of the garden or provide shade by using a parasol.
  2. Freeze a large plastic lemonade bottle full of water and place in your rabbits run for him to lie against and cool down. Some bunnies may even enjoy nudging at and rolling this around their run.
  3. Place a large granite slab in your rabbits run to provide a cool surface for your rabbit to ‘chill’ out on.
  4. Feed leafy green vegetables and provide fresh water every day to keep your rabbit hydrated.
  5. Large hollow logs or readymade tunnels from pet stores can provide your rabbit a cool (and fun) shaded hiding place, why not entice him in by hiding handfuls of fresh hay and leafy greens for him to find!?

Words by- Carly Skelton, Student Veterinary Nurse.

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This entry was posted in Rabbits on July 19th, 2016 by admin


Healthy Oat Pancakes

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Ingredients

2 ripe peeled bananas,

1/2 cup of oats,

2 eggs,

1 tbsp of yoghurt,

Splash of milk.

To cook

1 tsp coconut oil

This is the easiest and quickest breakfast to make if you’re on the go. All you have to do is put all the ingredients apart from the coconut oil in a blender and blend until it’s smooth. Then heat a non stick frying pan with a little bit of coconut oil and then pour or ladle the pancake mixture into small ‘American style’ pancakes on the frying pan. You should be able to fry roughly 2-3 at a time depending on the size of your frying pan. Wait for the pancake to cook on one side, once you start to see air bubbles coming through, you can then flip the pancake to cook on the other side. They should come out golden brown and fluffy. Serve with any fruit of your choice, we personally like them with blueberries and a dollop of greek yoghurt. If you wish to reheat these pancakes at a later date for a healthy alternative breakfast, just pop them in the toaster for a minute for a crisp and warm pancake.

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This entry was posted in Recipes on July 19th, 2016 by admin