As we have said, February is Pet Dental Health Month. Dental and oral hygiene is a huge part of keeping your pet healthy, no matter what size or species.
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;
Your rabbit will have the following teeth (28 in total);
It is very common for rabbits to develop inappetence, slowing down of their guts and lack of faeces production. This may be a sign of dental disease amongst other problems so their teeth should always be checked. Common dental problems in rabbits can include;
Signs of a problem with your rabbit’s teeth or mouth might include the following;
If you notice a problem with your pet and suspect it may be their teeth, then a vet consultation is always a good idea and should be your first step. They may suggest a dental under a general anaesthetic.
Preventative dental care top tips
We hope you have learned more about your rabbit and their dental health.
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Every Monday we will set you a challenge.
You will have 5 days to complete it and send it to us on Friday
This week’s challenge:
Reaching out to all our young poets & authors.
The best story will receive a £10.00 Amazon voucher
Your story or poem must be titled “Found & Rescued” and be no more than 200 words in length.
It must include the words “Kindness”, “Care” & “Compassion”.
Here is a sentence to help you get your story started if you are struggling:-
“I opened my curtains, looked out of the window and couldn’t believe my eyes…..”
We need you your stories by 6 p.m. on Friday by emailing it to firstname.lastname@example.org
We will announce the winner on Monday when a new challenge will also be available.
Good luck and happy writing.