How long does a rabbit spay operation take?

Rabbit Spaying or ovariohysterectomy is a surgical procedure that involves the removal of a Doe’s uterus and ovaries to keep them sterile. If you want to desex your bunny you might probably wonder, how long does a rabbit spay operation take? This article answers that; it also talks about post-spay care and everything related to … Read more

What happens if a rabbit eats dog food

If both your dog and rabbit are free-roam pets, you might have noticed that it’s pretty easy for one animal to access the other food bowl. This is especially true with bunnies simply because they are natural foragers who aren’t picky eaters. In other words, they often nibble at anything edible that’s accessible. The main … Read more

Giant rabbit health problems

Giant rabbit breeds have a docile and friendly temperament which makes them ideal pets. Some owners usually prefer them over them your average-sized bunny for one reason or another. However, the bigger the rabbit, the more care they need. Whether you’re a novice or avid grooming who’s probably wondering what giant rabbit health problems are, … Read more

Unhealthy rabbit eyes: Info and Facts

Regardless of age or breed, unhealthy rabbit eyes are among the common ailments that can affect domestic bunnies. The underlying causes are mainly inflammation, a bacterial infection such as conjunctivitis, or dental health problems such as overgrowth teeth. Some of the symptoms of unhealthy rabbit eyes include swelling, redness, cloudiness, and worst-case scenario blindness. This … Read more

How common is tularemia in rabbits?

Many bunny owners might be wondering how common is tularemia in rabbits. Although rare, this bacterial disease also known as rabbit fever/deer fly fever can infect rabbits, hare, rodents, and even humans. Some of the symptoms include lethargy, regional lymphadenopathy, and fever of abscesses. If tularemia in rabbits is left untreated after one to two … Read more

Rabbit sepsis symptoms

Rabbit sepsis is a deadly disease as a result of severe bacterial infection. The condition not only prevents antibodies from counteracting the infection but the disease also ends up damaging a rabbit’s own tissue. This article is going to look at the causes of infection, rabbit sepsis symptoms, how to treat this particular disease and … Read more

Rabbit hemorrhagic disease: Signs and symptoms

Rabbit hemorrhagic disease or viral hemorrhagic disease is a form of viral hepatitis, fatal among European rabbits. The virus has three strains namely RHDV1, RHDVa, and RHDV2, which also affect wild rabbits. The latter is currently the new strain with a mortality rate of between 70 to 100%. What causes rabbit hemorrhagic disease? This disease … Read more

What do healthy rabbit teeth look like?

Healthy rabbit teeth consist of top white straight lined up incisors and a bottom chisel-shaped pair with pink gums. Bunnies have 28 teeth in total,16 on the top jaw and 12 on the bottom. Unlike most pets, rabbits have open root teeth that enable them to grow continuously. If left untrimmed, as a result of … Read more

Signs and symptoms of a dying rabbit

As much as we love our beloved pets, death is inevitable and destined to happen at some point in a rabbit’s lifetime. Although the average lifespan of a rabbit is around 8 to 12 years, they can kick the bucket earlier due to unnatural causes.  Some of the tell-tale signs of a dying rabbit include … Read more

Rabbit diseases you should know about

Bunnies just like any other pets occasionally have health problems. The infectious rabbit diseases include hemorrhagic, myxomatosis, encephalitozoonosis, and respiratory infection. This article also talks about some of the common rabbit health problems, their symptoms, and how to treat them. Rabbit infectious diseases 1. Myxomatosis Myxomatosis is an infectious disease that is spread by fleas, … Read more

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