Rabbits in the wild will find their water source from the ground, so a crock is a natural way for them to drink water. They are very simple to fill, easy to clean, and if they break are fairly inexpensive to replace.
Can rabbits drink out of a bowl?
Bowls are better than bottles as lapping from a bowl is more natural to rabbits. The spout of bottles can easily get clogged, and will freeze in winter if your rabbit lives outside. Bowls will not get blocked, but they may get spilled or knocked over so it’s a good idea to provide a bowl and a bottle if you can.
Can rabbits get water from grass?
By eating fresh grass, rabbits are able to get a lot of the natural water that they need from their diet and won’t need to drink as much from their water bowl. Fresh grass is also great for rabbit dental health.
Do rabbits get water from their food?
Drinking water is crucial to rabbit health, but rabbits also get some water from food they eat, especially fresh vegetables and fruit.
Where do you put the water for a rabbit?
Place away from bedding.
While bowls are the most natural way for your rabbit to drink water, they are more likely to be contaminated with beddings, litter, and food. The bowl should be placed away from any food and loose bedding.
How long can rabbits go without water?
A rabbit cannot go longer than 24 hours without drinking. If the weather is particularly hot, this period is even shorter. It cannot be stressed enough how important water is for your pet. Your pet will die without it.