Lapis ISSN 2398-2969

Caring for your rabbit following limb amputation Owner Factsheet

Contributor(s): Claire Speight, Jennifer Hamlin

Amputation (the loss of a limb) can occur for a variety of reasons. Caring for rabbits that have lost a limb does require some special care and considerations, but by and large most rabbits adapt and cope well with life on three legs.

Why might my rabbit need a leg amputating?

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What special care will my rabbit need?

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Will my rabbit cope on three legs?

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