Archive

20
Jun
2016

Rabbit Housing and Runs

Husbandry Rabbits are traditionally kept outdoors in a hutch, but can also be kept indoors as a house pet and are easy to litter train.   Hutches – hutches available from pet shops are usually too small as the sole accommodation of a rabbit. A good hutch must be dry, have a draught-free secluded nest area and an area for... View Article

13
Jun
2016

Rabbit Diseases

          Myxomatosis is a virus spread from rabbit to rabbit via the rabbit flea and midges. It is preventable but rarely treatable. Viral Haemorrhagic Disease – leads to death in most affected rabbits. Myxomatosis and Viral Haemorrhagic Disease are the two illnesses rabbits can be vaccinated against. E Cuniculi – is a parasite that many rabbits carry... View Article

7
Jun
2016

Rabbit Awareness month – rabbit diets

Rabbits are the third most popular pet in the UK but information about providing the best care for them can be contradictory.  In order to clear up some of the confusion, we will provide information over the next month on rabbit diet, husbandry, vaccinations and what diseases you should look out for. Rabbits make great pets but are probably not the... View Article