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
Rabbits are naturally clean animals that spend a lot of time grooming. A dirty bottom often indicates a health problem. Check your rabbits' bottoms regularly.
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…
Your rabbit’s teeth are constantly growing. This is why they need to chew on so much grass and hay as it grinds their teeth down and stops them getting too long.
Fur loss (alopecia) in rabbits usually appears in patches and depending on the cause often comes with a variation of other symptoms.
Book an appointment with your vet if you notice your rabbit has a skin problem, waiting could lead to a more serious issue developing.