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.
Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAID’s) are a group of medicines used to fight inflammation. They reduce high temperatures, heat, swelling and pain.
Pets can get sunburnt just like people! Hairless skin and areas of thin or light-coloured fur are most at risk. Sunburn causes skin damage and can lead to certain types of skin cancer.
Quickly assess the wound. If there are large areas of skin missing and/or you can see tendons muscles or bones, cover the area with a clean dry dressing and go immediately to your nearest vets.