Rabbits are clean animals like cats and so they don't need baths like dogs (unless they get into something that they shouldn't have) nor do they require a lot of grooming, unless, you have a wool breed. Basically all you need to groom your rabbit is a slicker brush (or any cat brush), a little water, and nail clippers. Simply wet your hands and rub the water on your rabbit, this way you can control the amount of water on your rabbit, then just brush them dry. Unlike a cat it doesn't hurt them to brush against the fur, in fact it helps to clean the fur. Rabbits with unique fur types, Rex and wool breeds, require a little more. Rex are still easy to groom, a pumice stone, found in ranch stores, is all you need to add to the above items. Hold the stone at about a 90 degree angle and run it up and down the rabbit's back, then finish by following the above method, this will pull out any crumbs that the stone might leave behind. Wool breeds require a special comb and a lot more time and need to be sheered 2 to 3 time a year. The only other thing that needs to be done is clipping the nails, this only needs to be done about every 6 to 8 weeks. Roll your rabbit over, have someone hold it while you trim the nails or sit down, let your rabbit relax on its back, and put the ears between your knees. Before cutting you need to find the quick to prevent cutting too low, hold the claw at the quick with your fingers and clip just above, for dark colored rabbits you may need more light to find the quick as they have darker nails.
Dirty feet can be a bit difficult, and take days, sometimes weeks to get the stains completely out. Hutch stains are however not a big problem unless you are showing your rabbits, but very dirty feet can cause sore hocks and even illness. We use cat shampoo, hydrogen peroxide, cornstarch (on white feet), and water. Start with the cat shampoo and a little water, work in and gently scrub with a rag, when the soap gets dirty rinse and add more, after the shampoo you can try the peroxide, sometimes it works sometimes it doesn't. Rub cornstarch in on dry feet than use a damp paper towel to wipe it out, this works best on a rabbit with white or pale colored feet.