The Best Way To Handle & Hold A Rabbit

I have really big problems when picking up my rabbit, she either squirms, jumps off or scratches me. I don't know if this will hurt her so I haven't been picking her up for a long time.......what is the best way to pick up a rabbit?

Begin by stroking the top of her head. Do not offer your hand for a bunny to sniff the way you would to a dog, because most seem to actually find this gesture offensive and may attack! Most buns also do not like having the tips of their noses or chins touched. Once you

Often a bunny can be "hypnotized" by cradling him on his back in your arms or across your lap, rather like a baby, tipping the head backwards until he becomes motionless. If the hind feet seem to be vibrating, touching them will stop it.