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Floppy rabbit syndrome Owner Factsheet

Contributor(s): Claire Speight


The term 'Floppy rabbit syndrome' is used to describe how a rabbit appears due to a sudden onset of muscular weakness. The condition has been attributed to several possible causes that can manifest as paralysis, paresis (weakness) or the rabbit having a generalised flaccid appearance.
 

How will I know if my rabbit has floppy rabbit syndrome?

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How quickly does the condition appear?

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What causes floppy rabbit syndrome?

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How will my vet know what the cause is?

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What treament will my rabbit need?

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