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 is 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. We show you here some of the tried and tested ways other bunny parents use to Block and fence of the space under your couch to make it problem free.
You should also Block of the space behind your couch as this can be a danger zone for a bunny if it moves about and can also be an area where chewing can start undetected. See 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 on Making your couch safe for your bunny to play on.
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.
How to bunny proofing your couch using covers, corner guards and bitter sprays.
Underneath your couch can be a dangerous place for your bunny, here's how other bunny moms block this space off.
Behind your couch can be a dangerous place for your bunny, here's how other bunny moms block this space off.
See this essential family guide to sharing your couch with your bunny. Follow these simple rules and avoid potential problems.
How to use gentle discipline without causing stress and the best toys to keep your bunny occupied.