As with all animals rabbits do at times
suffer their own health problems. What we offer you below is our
opinions and advice only. If you have any concerns we suggest you seek
professional help from your local vet. The advice we offer is from our
own experience and we are happy to discuss this further when you come to
view or collect your rabbit.
It is important to check your rabbits teeth are being kept naturally
trimmed. Their teeth will continue to grow throughout their lives and normal chewing action
will keep these trimmed. If you have concerns that your rabbits teeth
are overgrowing please visit your local vets who will be able to trim
them down. Your bunny also has back teeth! these are kept in check by
eating Hay! Hay is the most important part of their diet not only for
their teeth but to keep a healthy and active digestive system.
several different types of worm that can effect your rabbit. Your rabbit
can pick worms up from various places especially if you have other
animals such as cats or dogs. Some worms can even be brought in inside
We use Panacur worming paste twice a year for our rabbits. this can be
purchased from either directly from your vet, pet store or online.
Cleaning You Hutch
To help protect your rabbit you can
clean your hutch with a powerful disinfectant called Virkon S. You will
find this available in smaller 50g packets or a larger 1kg tub. You will
need to follow the instructions and mix the disinfectant into a spray
bottle for ease of use. This product is independently proven effective
against viral, bacterial and fungal disease-causing organisms.
Vaccinations are available for rabbits and Its an owners personal
preference if they choose to have their rabbit vaccinated. Please
contact your local vets for more information.