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.
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.
Vaccinations protect our pet rabbits from deadly diseases such as Myxomatosis and Viral Haemorrhagic Disease (VHD), otherwise known as Rabbit Haemorrhagic disease (RHD).
Deciding to put your pet to sleep is one of the hardest decisions you will make as a pet owner. Watch our video where PDSA vet Fran answers your questions on how to know if it's the right thing to do.