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 Myxomatosis Myxomatosis is an infectious disease that is spread by fleas, fur … Read more

Rabbit lifespan: what you need to consider

Bunnies are arguably among the top most popular pets to own. When properly taken care of, your pet rabbit lifespan is extended and their overall health tremendously improves. However, there are usually some factors you need to consider when it comes to improving both their mental and physical well-being. This article will talk about some … Read more

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