Rabbit Awareness

Rabbits Dental Health

Dental and oral hygiene is a huge part of keeping your pet healthy, no matter what size or species. What teeth should my rabbit have? Rabbits have 3 different types of teeth which are unrooted and continually grow over their lifetime. Have a look at the types of teeth and their purpose below; Incisors –… Read more »

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Rabbits – RVHD

Rabbit Viral Haemorrhagic Disease is also known as RVHD. What is RVHD? RVHD or Rabbit Viral Haemorrhagic Disease is a very contagious viral disease in rabbits which comes in two strains RVHD1 and RVHD2. These strains are both fatal. RVHD 2 is the newer strain which has been recognised in the UK since 2013. RVHD1… Read more »

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Rabbits – Myxomatosis

Myxomatosis is a serious, often fatal condition in rabbits and we wanted to emphasise the importance of vaccinating your rabbit against this disease. What is Myxomatosis? Myxomatosis is a disease in rabbits which arrived in the UK 50 years ago. It is a severe and often fatal condition which had major effects on the UK… Read more »

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Rabbits – E.cuniculi

E.cuniculi is a disease in rabbits leading to mobility and balance issues. What is E.cuniculi? E.cuniculi or Encephalitozoon cuniculi is a very small parasite which can affect a rabbit’s brain or kidneys. Rabbits may carry the parasite without any symptoms whereas others might be severely affected. Who does it affect? Any rabbit has the potential… Read more »

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Rabbits – Flystrike

When it comes to the warmer months, our animals can need even more attention. Whilst we might enjoy the sunshine on summer days, the hotter weather can mean disaster for our rabbits and guinea pigs if they aren’t properly checked. One major problem in this time is flystrike, but we wanted to give some general… Read more »

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