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Preventative healthcare for rabbits

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Just like cats and dogs, rabbits need preventative healthcare to keep them fit and well

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Home health checks help to keep your bunny hopping!

Home Health Checks

Home health checks help to keep your bunny hopping!

It is important that you check your rabbit over regularly at home, so that you become familiar with what is normal for your rabbits and can then spot any abnormalities or signs of illness early.

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Rabbit healthcare information

MyPetonline contains hundreds of pages of authoritative information about pet health and behaviour, written by vets for owners like you. Click on the major headings below

Buying a rabbit

Rabbits can make wonderful pets - they are quiet, clean, inquisitive, entertaining and

Rabbit lying down

Cardiovascular health problems in rabbits

Rabbits can develop cardiovascular issues and veterinary help may be needed if signs appear

Dental care

Overgrown teeth or dental malocclusion is one of the most common problems in rabbits encountered by

Digestive problems

Diarrhoea is a common problem in pet rabbits. It can be a very serious condition and veterinary

Diseases

Recognising the signs of potential ill health in your rabbit is important in helping keep your pet

Eyes

Rabbits can develop eye infections that may be difficult to treat. Symptoms of rabbit eye

Feeding your rabbit

The most important part of a rabbit's diet is good quality hay together with fresh grass. This

General health

Just like cats and dogs, rabbits need preventative healthcare to keep them fit and well Vaccinating

Haemorrhagic disease

Rabbit Haemorrhagic Disease (RHD), also known as Viral Haemorrhagic Disease (VHD) is a very serious

Pet rabbit

Home health checks for rabbits

It is important that you check your rabbit over regularly at home

Myxomatosis in rabbits

Myxomatosis is caused by the Myxoma virus, a type of pox virus that only affects rabbits. It was

Neutering

Neutering of both male and female rabbits is strongly recommended unless you wish to breed from

Obesity in rabbits

Obesity is a growing problem in rabbits, especially in females, and may lead to other problems such

Pasteurella

Many rabbits have bacteria living in their nasal sinuses called Pasteurella. These bacteria will

Rabbit with vet

Preventative healthcare for rabbits

With autumn and Myxomatosis a risk, is it time for your rabbit's routine health check from your vet?

Preventing myxomatosis

What is Myxomatosis? To help prevent your rabbit from contracting Myxomatosis, it is important to

Skin conditions in rabbit

What are symptoms of mites in rabbits Pet rabbits can be infected by ear mites which are small

Top five tips for rabbit health

Help from the experts to improve your pet rabbit’s health and well being this summer

Baby rabbits in the garden

Treating your rabbit for parasites

Your pet rabbit will need protection from a range of parasites including fleas and mites

Mother daughter and pet rabbbit

Understanding rabbit behaviour

Why going back to basics is vital to giving your rabbit the right care and lifestyle

Rabbit lying on grass

Urinary health issues in rabbits

Urinary tract issues and cystitis are common conditions in pet rabbits

pet rabbit

Warm weather fly strike warning

In warm weather, vets see an increase in the number of rabbits with fly strike

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Rabbit with vet

Preventative healthcare for rabbits

With autumn and Myxomatosis a risk, is it time for your rabbit's routine health check from your vet?

pet rabbit

Warm weather fly strike warning

In warm weather, vets see an increase in the number of rabbits with fly strike

Top five tips for rabbit health

Help from the experts to improve your pet rabbit’s health and well being this summer

Rabbit lying on grass

Urinary health issues in rabbits

Urinary tract issues and cystitis are common conditions in pet rabbits

Baby rabbits in the garden

Treating your rabbit for parasites

Your pet rabbit will need protection from a range of parasites including fleas and mites

Rabbit lying down

Cardiovascular health problems in rabbits

Rabbits can develop cardiovascular issues and veterinary help may be needed if signs appear

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