I would personally gut them because they can carry worms that infect dogs. Leave everything but the digestive tract. Two of my dogs wouldn't eat whole rabbits either so we gave theirs to the cats :wink:
Sometimes you don't know that your dog is carrying worms til you check or a kid that has been around your dog comes down with an infection from the same worms. Not all dogs show symptoms, but the worms they carry can and do infect people everyday. For me, it's a personal hygiene thing and not so much about the health of my dogs...which is still a part of it.I used to feed my dogs rabbits that I purchased. Now both my dogs and cats catch and eat wild rabbits along with a zillion other kinds of small animals. I never had a dog or cat get worms. My cats eat at least 3 or 4 critters a week each.