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    Default does rabbits react to hard consonance name better, just like dogs?

    this link is for dogs

    https://wagwalking.com/sense/can-dogs-only-hear-vowels

    I think if the name of a rabbit is 1 to 2 syllable, they may react to it. So all these years, I keep the name of my bun to 1 to 2 syllable

    so far, they don't react when I call their name, not in the past 20+ years

    so now I wonder if hard consonance works better? has anyone try
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    Quote Originally Posted by Happy Hopping View Post
    this link is for dogs

    https://wagwalking.com/sense/can-dogs-only-hear-vowels

    I think if the name of a rabbit is 1 to 2 syllable, they may react to it. So all these years, I keep the name of my bun to 1 to 2 syllable

    so far, they don't react when I call their name, not in the past 20+ years

    so now I wonder if hard consonance works better? has anyone try
    I cant say I have noticed any correlation between the two Jason. Some of my Rabbits have obviously reacted to their names, at the moment John-Joe and Dara in particular.
    I AM NOW POSTING AS 'InspectorMorse' BECAUSE A TECHNICAL PROBLEM HAS LOCKED ME OUT OF MY 'Jack's-Jane' ACCOUNT ON SOME DEVICES !!

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    goofy, this is so goofy, this is really, really goofy
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    Quote Originally Posted by Happy Hopping View Post
    goofy, this is so goofy, this is really, really goofy
    Rather like everything in the world these days !!
    I AM NOW POSTING AS 'InspectorMorse' BECAUSE A TECHNICAL PROBLEM HAS LOCKED ME OUT OF MY 'Jack's-Jane' ACCOUNT ON SOME DEVICES !!

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    I just did a test.

    I trained my rabbits to the command "Hase, komm!" (rabbit, come!). Their ears perk up when I just say Hase, but they didn't bother to stand up. Komm alone got them moving to fetch their treat.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Preitler View Post
    I just did a test.

    I trained my rabbits to the command "Hase, komm!" (rabbit, come!). Their ears perk up when I just say Hase, but they didn't bother to stand up. Komm alone got them moving to fetch their treat.
    I AM NOW POSTING AS 'InspectorMorse' BECAUSE A TECHNICAL PROBLEM HAS LOCKED ME OUT OF MY 'Jack's-Jane' ACCOUNT ON SOME DEVICES !!

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    What language is the word "Hase"?
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    German. Although the right term would be Kaninchen, but domestic rabbits are generally referred to as Hasen, like hares, but which are referred to as Feldhasen (field hares). A somewhat sloppy use of terms.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Preitler View Post
    German. Although the right term would be Kaninchen, but domestic rabbits are generally referred to as Hasen, like hares, but which are referred to as Feldhasen (field hares). A somewhat sloppy use of terms.
    This just prompted me to do something I've wondered for ages (I'm such a language nerd): look up the origins of Kaninchen Useful to know about Hase v Kaninchen v Feldhase

    I've found saying something multiple times works: 'bunnies bunnies bunnies' worked on Aboleth, 'Chibbs Chibbs Chibbs' works on Chibbs sometimes, moreso than just 'hey Chibbs'. Lopsy's deaf so no hope there XD
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    None of my bunnies respond to their names. They come to tapping on the dinner bowls or I tap on the pet manor housing if they are inside. They will shoot out knowing its nom times

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