Area of concern
- Abdomen (tummy)
- Anus (bottom)
- Back (spine)
- Brain and nerves
- Female parts: vagina and uterus
- Head, face and neck
- Legs, paws and claws
- Male parts: penis, testicles and prostate
- Mammary glands (breasts)
- Mouth and Teeth
- Skin and fur
Diarrhoea in a rabbit is a serious problem that shouldn’t be ignored. As a rabbit owner, it’s important to check that your rabbit is passing normal, solid pellets every day.
Healthy rabbits don’t drool/dribble - if you notice your rabbit drooling, it’s likely that something is wrong. Often, the drooling itself isn’t obvious - keep a look out for wet fur and hair loss around their mouth and chin.
E. cuniculi is a parasite that affects rabbits by causing damage to important organs. Read veterinary advice on prevention, causes, symptoms and treatment.
Having a dirty bottom and/or urine scald can lead to serious problems in rabbits, such as skin infections and fly strike.
Dacryocystitis in rabbits Overview Dacryocystitis is inflammation of the tear ducts (also known as the nasolacrimal ducts) Dacryocystitis is a common problem in pet rabbits, and can affect one or both sides. Weepy eyes are the most common sign of dacryocystitis. Treatment and outlook depends on the cause of dacryocystitis. A simple case is often easy to treat, but unfortunately, most cases…