Can a rabbit eat pineapple?

Can a rabbit eat pineapple?

Yes – Rabbits can occasionally eat pineapple if the outer skin and core have been removed.

What is pineapple?

Pineapple is a tropical fruit that’s belonging to the Bromeliaceae family, which includes the pineapple, cactus, and other flowering plants. It has a sweet, juicy and tangy flavor.

What are the health benefits of pineapple?

Pineapple contains a high concentration of Vitamin C. The health benefits of Vitamin C for a rabbit include boosting the immune system.

How to prepare pineapple for a rabbit

  1. Cut the top and bottom off the pineapple using a sharp knife.
  2. Cut the pineapple into 1/2-inch rounds.
  3. Remove the core from each slice.
  4. Then cut into smaller pieces for your rabbit to eat.

How much pineapple to give to a rabbit

1 teaspoon per 2 lbs body weight is recommended amount for an adult rabbit.

How to store pineapple

Whole pineapple can be stored at room temperature. Pineapple that has been cut into pieces should be stored in a plastic container in the refrigerator and consumed within a couple days.

Where can I buy pineapple?

Can a rabbit eat pineapple?

Fresh pineapple is generally available in grocery stores during the warmer seasons.


Can a rabbit eat canned pineapple?

No – A rabbit should only eat fresh fruit. Canned pineapple contains sugar and preservatives that can harm your rabbit.

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