The complete guide to bunny proofing your couch

If your bunny has a habit of chewing or digging at your couch it can cause a lot of damage in very little time. The soft materials are no match for a bunnies sharp teeth and can quickly become nibbled away or torn. It can be hard to keep an eye on your bunny all the time which is why it's important to install some bunny proofing before your bunny plays near your couch.

Bunnies also seek out areas of shelter and underneath your couch is somewhere they will want to go to explore and rest. This can be especially problematic as the unfinished materials underneath can leave nails, staples and splintered wood exposed which can hurt your bunny. Making underneath and behind your couch a no-go area is an important bunny proofing job. We show you here some of the tried and tested ways other bunny parents use to block and fence this space off.

The space behind your couch can also be a danger zone for a bunny if your couch moves about and can also be an area where chewing can start undetected. In this section we show you how to cover these spaces by simply moving some furniture or ornaments about or by attaching something more permanent.

Bunnies tend to leap before they look

Bunnies also tend to leap before they look so we have some great safety tips to help you and your family members avoid these dangers such as the dangers of stacking cushions, leaving sharp objects and hot food out. Follow this guide so you can avoid these accidents waiting to happen.

We also have some advice on how to use gentle discipline without causing stress to help you set clear guidelines to your bunny and show you what the best toys are so you can give them some acceptable alternatives where they can exercise their natural behavior.

It only takes your back to be turned for a moment so, don't leave it any longer to bunny proof it, follow these simple guides to prevent unwanted damage and ensure your bunny can play safely.