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Hyperthermia - overheating Owner Factsheet

With their dense fur, healthy rabbits in a sheltered environment are tolerant of low temperatures, but cannot tolerate damp or draughty conditions. On the other hand, they cannot pant effectively and don't sweat, therefore are susceptible to overheating. Unfortunately, even with treatment, the prognosis for rabbits with hyperthermia is guarded to poor.

What is hyperthermia?

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What are the common causes of hyperthermia?

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What are the signs of hyperthermia?

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What should I do if my rabbit has hyperthermia?

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How can I prevent hyperthermia?

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