Health

Rabbit Gut Stasis: 4 things every owner should know

Thursday, December 12th, 2013
I'll pay you back in kisses - deal?

I often write about the fun ‘adventures’ Scamp has. This one isn’t so fun, but I like to be educational too -sorry. Don’t worry though, he’s fine in the end! Every rabbit owner should know about stasis, because sooner or later you’ll probably come across it. Gut stasis is when food stops moving at it’s […]

Why Rabbits Need Exercise

Friday, July 3rd, 2009

There are two major causes of health problems in rabbits: incorrect diet and lack of exercise. Exercise is important for: Bones Exercise helps build bone density preventing Osteoporosis (weak bones). A lack of exercise increases the risk factors for bone fractures and breaks. Muscles Muscle wastage, particularly in the backend, can effect a rabbits ability […]

Fly Strike: Do you know how to protect your rabbit?

Wednesday, June 27th, 2007

The Bristol Rabbit Clinic are running a campaign to ensure rabbit owners recognise the symptoms of fly Strike. Fly Strike occurs when flies lay their eggs on a rabbit’s skin and the eggs hatch out in to maggots which burrow under the skin. Without prompt veterinary treatment fly strike is fatal. You can minimise the […]