October 25, 2019

DIY Halloween Jack-O-Lantern for Rabbits, Guinea Pigs, and Other Small Pets

Want a fun (and spooky) way to celebrate Halloween with your rabbit, guinea pig, or other small pet this year? Check out Oxbow's funny DIY Jack-O-Lantern!


  • Oxbow Products featured: 15 oz Oat Hay, Large Timothy Club Bungalow, and Enriched Life Rattan Ball
  • Materials Used: Jack-O-Lantern patterns, scissors, Dremel, safety goggles, and face mask
  1. Pick a pattern—simple is better
  2. If you are tracing the design:
    1. Cut out the pattern
    2. Make “pins” from Rattan Ball
    3. “Pin” pattern to the bungalow
  3. If you decide to freehand, simply follow the design or get creative!
  4. Use a Dremel to cut the shape of the Jack-O-Lantern’s mouth
  5. Use scissors to trim loose hay strands
  6. Repeat steps 4 and 5 for the nose and eyes
  7. Place the bungalow in a pet-proofed area
  8. Add your pet’s favorite hay inside or outside of the bungalow
  9. Supervise your pet while they explore your creation

Download Face Templates. Click face image to open and download template.