Rabbit Budget

Healthy rabbits generally live 5 to 8 years so make sure you are ready for a long-term commitment!!  For the health, well being and happiness of a rabbit, they should live indoors in an adequate space, such as an x-pen, receive 2 - 4 hours of play, exercise and socialization per day. 

The following are estimated costs for an adult medium sized rabbit.  Many of the supplies listed below can be found at the Pet Gear Store.

Prices based on veterinary clinic averages and Pet Gear Store prices;  prices are subject to change.

Minimum Cost Per Year (Approximate)

Food and Supplies

2kg bag of pellets every two months @ $15.00 per month $90.00
1 bag of Timothy Hay every month @ $10.00 per month $120.00
Fresh Vegetables $5.00 per month $60.00
15lbs bag of Yesterday's New Litter @ $15.00 per month $180.00
1 tube of anti-furball medication @ $10.00 $10.00

Veterinary Care

Yearly visit - exam and vaccinations $71.00
Nail trim every 2 months @ $15.00 per visit $90.00

Vacation

2 weeks of rabbit boarding @ 15.00 per day $210.00

Subtotal

$831.50

GST 5%

$41.55


TOTAL

$873.05

 

One Time Costs

Spay/Neuter Included when adopting from CHS $0.00
Indoor housing (X-Pen) $115.00
Ceramic food and water dishes $15.00
Leash and harness $15.00
Brush or curry glove $15.00
Litter pan and scoop $10.00
Broom & Pan $10.00
Toys $30.00
Nail Trimmers             $15.00

 

 

Subtotal

$225.00

GST

$11.25


TOTAL

$236.25


Is it worth it? YOU BET IT IS!

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