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
Have you noticed your rabbit scratching? losing fur? developing dandruff? It’s possible they could have a skin parasite (fleas, mites or lice).
Is your rabbit breathing noisily or faster than usual? Are they sneezing? Do they have discharge coming from their nose and/or eyes? Any of these symptoms could indicate a problem with their lungs or airways.
Myxomatosis is a virus that causes severe disease and is usually fatal. It’s common in wild rabbits and spreads easily to pet rabbits.
RHD is also known as VHD, RVHD or ‘Rabbit Viral Haemorrhagic Disease’. RHD is caused by a virus, it causes severe symptoms and often death.
During Covid-19 lockdown, your veterinary practice might not be able to offer routine procedures such as neutering. Find out how to keep them safe.