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Fly strike Owner Factsheet

Vets know that with the arrival of the warmer months, comes the common problem of rabbits affected by flystrike being presented to them. This is a deeply distressing condition for owners, the veterinary team and especially the rabbit, which is literally being eaten alive. However, with some simple preventative measures, hopefully your bunny will never have to endure this condition, or if they are unlucky enough to be affected, you will be able to act quickly enough so they are one of the lucky ones who can be saved.

What is flystrike?

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What time of year does flystrike affect rabbits?

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Which rabbits are affected by flystrike?

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Other High Risk categories

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Preventing flystrike

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What if I suspect my rabbit has flystrike?

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Is flystrike treatable?

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How is flystrike treated?

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