Are the heating pads safe for the bunny? Should I use heating pads for rabbits during the severe cold months? A common question from the bunny parents.
In short, heating pads are recommended to the bunny. But there are some precautions and condition here. First of all, the heating pad should be chew proof and safe for bunny since it is electric stuff—secondly the temperature of the heating pads.
Thanks to manufacturers who make heating pads dedicatedly for the rabbits. In this article, I’ll show you the ten best heating pads for rabbits that will keep your bunny safe, cozy and warm.
SO, let’s get started.
Pet Heating Pad by Snuggle Safe
8.7 x 1.6 x 9.8 inches
K&H PET PRODUCTS Pet Bed Warmer
6-watt power supply with cord
5.5 inch by 20 inch
K&H Pet Products Electric Small Animal Heated Pad Tan
25 watts’ power supply
9 inch by 12-inch pad
Pet Fit For Life Snuggle Soft Cooling and Microwave Heating Gel Pad
Cool and warm features
12 x 12 x 1 inches
K&H Pet Products Microwavable Pet Bed Warmer Blue 9" x 9"
9 inches by 9 inch
1. Pet Heating Pad by Snuggle Safe, Pet Microwaveable Heat Pad, Safe Pet Bed Warmer
Among all the heating pad for the bunny, I found this Snuggle Safe Pet Bed Microwave Heating Pad is the best one. Primarily it is produced in the UK and has been in the USA market for the last 17 years.
This one is a non-electrical, bite resistant and nontoxic heating pad is completely safe for the bunny. This snuggle safe heating pad comes with a fleece cover. That is incredible, indeed.
It is a plate size fabric heating pad. So you can easily place this pad under the bedding of your bunny. Since it comes with a fleece cover, this one could make your travel comfortable.
Stay warm for 10 hours without electricity
This excellent heating pad provides 10 hours of warmth to your beloved bunny. Since it is not an electrical device, there is no wire here.
You just need microwaving the pad for a few minutes, and then it is ready to use.
This Snuggle Safe Pet Bed contains Thermapol that is entirely non-toxic for the bunny and safe. If you follow the instructions, you can use this heated bed for a long time without any problem.
Maintenance and cleaning
The cleaning process is pretty simple. Don’t use any abrasive materials. After using the bedding, you could wipe it by a cloth or spray disinfectant. That’s all.
Before reheating the pad, make sure it is completely cool.
Microwave heating time
Please follow this chart for heating in the microwave.
8 minutes for 600- 650 watts
700-750 watts/7 minutes
800-860 watts/6 minutes
900-1000 watts/5 minutes
1,100-1,200 watts/4 minutes
1,300-1,500 watts/2.5 minutes
Dimension: 8.7 x 1.6 x 9.8 inches
Weight: 1.98 pounds
Non-electric, microwave heated
2. K&H PET PRODUCTS Pet Bed Warmer (best indoor cage heat pad)
If you are looking for a heating pad for your indoor bunny, you could choose this K&H PET PRODUCTS Pet Bed Warmer. It comes with safety coated wire and 1-year replaceable warranty.
Safe for bunny
This pet bed warmer is specially designed for small animals like a rabbit. It is not pressure activated. It comes with two internal thermostats that regulate the heat. The heating pad will automatically stop when the bed becomes warm like the body temperature of the bunny.
This is a wire connected heating pad, and the wire is covered with chew-proof material. I observe and discuss with real users about the cable. Usually, rabbits don’t chew the cord.
This one is only for indoor purpose. Not for Outdoor use.
Don’t use this heating pad directly. Use a rabbit bedding and place the heat pad inside the bedding.
Dimension: 5.5 inch by 20 inch
6-watt power supply
Weight: 0.96 ounces
Not for microwave
3. K&H Pet Products Electric Small Animal Heated Pad Tan 9 X 12 Inches
This is another excellent heated pan for rabbits from K&H pet products. If you are looking for something both for indoor and outdoor use, this one could be the right choice.
This rabbit heating pad comes with advance technology. The pad temperature is automatically controlled when it becomes equal to the body temperature of the rabbit.
Chew proof stuff
The whole thing is chew proof. The wire of this pad is covered with steel material so as the full body of the pad.
Safe for bunny
This rabbit heating pad is made with rigid ABS plastic. This one is tested by MET labs and certified for the small animal.
This is a 9 inch by 12 inches small dims and 5.5-inch steel wrapped cord. It needs a 25-watt power supply to run.
Thermostatically controlled pad
9 inch by 12-inch pad
5.5-inch power cord
25 watts’ power supply
4. Pet Fit For Life Snuggle Soft Cooling and Microwave Heating Gel Pad (best for cooling and heating rabbit)
Are you looking for a dual-purpose gel pad for a bunny that keeps your rabbit fresh during summer and warm in the winter? Well, you could choose this Pet Fit for Life Snuggle Soft Cooling and Microwave Heating Gel Pad without any hesitation.
Cool and warm feature
I like this smart device for its multipurpose use. You can use this soft cooling and microwave heating gel pad all over the year. Also, you can use this excellent device during travelling with your bunny.
You don’t need to buy extra fleece cover for this pad. This fleece cover is so soft and comfortable for the bunny. Actually, the fleece cover is filled with non-toxic gel. Thus, the bunny will feel like she lay on a pillow.
This cool and warm bed is straightforward to handle. To heat up the pad just insert it inside the microwave for 30 seconds. You could repeat the process until you get the desired temperature.
On the other hand, to cool it down, place the bedding inside the refrigerator. That is pretty simple, indeed.
To clean this gel pad, you can use water and dishwasher soap. Or you can just wipe the interface with a soft cloth. So, simple indeed.
Dimension: 12 x 12 x 1 inches
Weight: 12 ounce
The gel pad is filled with non-toxic and rabbit safe gel
Washing machine safe
5. K&H Pet Products Microwavable Pet Bed Warmer Blue 9" x 9"
This is another excellent heater for the rabbit from K&H Pet Products. I have already reviewed two-bed warmer from K&H. Actually, among all other suppliers, I found their pet bed warmer is special and comfortable.
This one is not run by direct connection. It is a microwavable bed warmer. So, if you don’t want to buy a directly connected pet bed warmer, this one could be the right choice.
Indoor and outdoor use
Since it is a microwaveable pet bed warmer, you can use it for the indoor or outdoor hutch. Even you can use this one for travelling purpose to make your journey hassle-free
Comfortable, cozy and safe for bunny
The cover of this bedding is made from durable neoprene. It is non-toxic and doesn’t need electricity to run. So, there is no chance of the accident here.
This bedding is so soft even after heat up. You just need to insert this heater under-rabbit bedding after heat up in the microwave. Straightforward process to operate.
Long time warm
The manufacturer advertises it will remain warm up to 12 hours. That is incredible, indeed.
You can easily clean this warmer by applying water and soap. Then use a cloth to wipe it.
Dimension: 9 inches by 9 inch
Weight: 2.15 pounds
No electricity needed
Long story short, you can use a heating pad for bunny without any hesitation. They are safe, indeed. You just need to obey some rules here since they are the electrical product.
You can rely on this shortlist I have made. Among all the products, they are worthy and dependable for an extended period to the bunny parents as well as other small animal parents.
If you are still in confusion, you could buy my favourite Pet Heating Pad by Snuggle Safe, Pet Microwaveable Heat Pad, Safe Pet Bed Warmer. This one is the best heater for bunny I have found.
Happy bunny parenting!
Alex is a full-time pet lover and part-time Biologist. He is a proud parent of a cat and two rabbits. It’s his childhood dream to rescue endangered animals and make the world better for living. Alex starts this blog to share his thoughts, experience to help passionate pet lovers and hobbyists. Stay blessed!