Area of concern
- Abdomen (tummy)
- Anus (bottom)
- 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
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.
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…
Do you think you rabbit might have a painful mouth? Have they been grinding their teeth, rubbing their face, eating less than usual? The most common cause of a painful mouth is dental disease; but there are many other possible causes.
Have you noticed your rabbit grinding their teeth? Tooth grinding can be a sign of pain, illness or distress. Book an appointment with your vet if you notice your rabbit grinding their teeth.
While we may not expect our cats to have breath as fresh as ours, if they have really smelly breath it could be the sign of an underlying medical problem.