Rabbits

Dental problems in rabbits

'Dental problems in rabbits' image Unlike human and dogs, the teeth of rabbits and rodents grow continuously all their lives. In the wild, rabbits feed on rough grasses and weeds so their teeth are continuously being kept well worn down by this abrasive diet. » read more

 

How to bond rabbits

'How to bond rabbits' image What does rabbit bonding mean? Rabbits are very social animals so they need the company of another rabbit to keep them happy and healthy. Very few rabbits seem happy on their own so despite any initial difficulties in bonding it is important to have patience and just take time. Just like humans some rabbits bond quickly but some take 3-4 weeks. » read more

 

Myxomatosis and Viral Haemorrhagic Disease (VHD)

'Myxomatosis and Viral Haemorrhagic Disease (VHD)' image Myxomatosis and Viral Haemorrhagic Disease (VHD) What are Myxomatosis and VHD? These are highly virulent viruses that are usually fatal in rabbits. Annual vaccination is the only method to prevent fatalities in both indoor and outdoor rabbits. » read more

 

What should I feed my rabbit?

'What should I feed my rabbit?' image What are the basics of a good rabbit diet? A rabbit's diet should compose of the following: 80% hay/grass, 15% leafy greens and < 5% pellets. Hay or grass should be in constant supply along with 5-6 different leafy greens and a small number of pellets. » read more

 

Encephalitozoan Cuniculi ( E. Cuniculi)

'Encephalitozoan Cuniculi ( E. Cuniculi)' image  Encephalitozoon Cuniculi (E cuniculi) - An advice sheet for owners. » read more

 

Rabbit Haemorrhagic Viral Disease 2 (RHDV-2)

'Rabbit Haemorrhagic Viral Disease 2 (RHDV-2)' image Important Information for rabbit owners! Please be aware that the new RHDV2 virus has reached Ireland causing multiple fatalities in pet rabbits   » read more

 

Head tilts in rabbits

'Head tilts in rabbits' image Head tilts in rabbits You are probably reading this article because out of the blue your beloved pet rabbit looks as if he or she has had a stroke. » read more

 

Rabbit Neutering

'Rabbit Neutering' image The Benefits of Neutering Rabbits. » read more