Lapis ISSN 2398-2969

Caring for an ill rabbit Owner Factsheet

Contributor(s): Claire Speight, Vetstream Ltd

At some point it is highly likely that you will have to look after an ill rabbit. Rabbits are often stressed in a veterinary environment, so when your vet feels that your rabbit is well enough to go home, they may want you to continue with their nursing care at home. Knowing how to do this, and when to be concerned, will help you to confidently provide them with the best care possible.

What should I do if my rabbit won't eat or drink?

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What happens if my rabbit can't clean himself?

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How do I deal with giving my pet medications?

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What about my rabbit's house and bedding?

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Can physiotherapy help?

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When else should I look out for?

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