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
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.
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.
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.
Struggling to breathe is a life-threatening emergency. Take your pet to your nearest vets if they are struggling to breathe, call them on the way to let them know you are coming.