Grooming Lion Head bunny

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I have a Lion Head female who will be 2 years in June. I did not know to groom her in the past, so she has a few mats by her tail:( They're too hard to cut off. Does anybody know if I can shave it off? Or should i try to cut it more?
 

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I would think it is like a cat, when they get mats they fall off eventually. You could try shaving them off. I would be worried to cut them.
 

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They will not fall off they have been there for quite some time. @TAH
 
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I don't know. A lot of rabbits get stressed from small things. Mine was a buck. You could risk it or leave it till the kits are older and then do it. If they have been like that for 2 years, a few more weeks won't kill her...
OK thanks!
 

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we have angora's, they require regular grooming. A couple of our bucks like to sit under the water bottle and drip it into their fur :mad: and so it will get matted. You can cut out the mats as long as you can do so carefully(we usually have 2 of us helping), we start at the outer most edge of the mat and work our way in- my DD usually will try and comb out as we work on it.

We found that a cat slicker brush and combs from dog grooming work well for us.

Given that she is going to have kits- you probably would be best waiting like @Samantha drawz suggested. We groom the does out right before breeding and then leave them to pull the fiber when they kid.
 
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