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Would neutering a doe reduce her burrowing instinct?

(6 Posts)
RabbitsarenotHares Wed 06-May-15 08:57:29

i know there are health benefits, but would a spay cut down on the burrowing instinct as well?

Millie2013 Wed 06-May-15 13:11:59

Yes it most likely would and if spayed, she could be bonded with another rabbit, which will make her happier all round? smile

FernieB Wed 06-May-15 18:31:35

It should do. It'll also reduce any aggressive tendencies (unspayed does can be a bit vicious). And can make litter training easier.

Midori1999 Wed 06-May-15 23:42:58

In short yes, but some rabbits do dog more than others regardless of neutering.

GinBunny Wed 06-May-15 23:49:00

It should do, but it will also reduce her risk of uterine cancer from 95% at the age of 5 to zero. Do it for more than the burrowing instinct!

ToadsJustFellFromTheSky Thu 07-May-15 15:46:22

It should do, yes. When my last girlie bunny was spayed it certainly calmed her down.

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