Rabbit Health Resources

This page contains an index of articles and information about specific health conditions found outside of the House Rabbit Society website. This collection is meant to help you learn more about a given condition, find resources and support, and locate articles and treatment options to discuss with your vet. The articles and links on this website are not meant to help the lay person diagnose and treat illnesses in their rabbits, and any rabbit showing signs of illness should be taken to the vet without delay.


Abscesses in Rabbits – Small Mammal Health Series
Abscesses in Rabbits – House Rabbit Network
Abscess Management in Rabbits: An Illustrated Guide
Management of Abscesses of the Head in Rabbits
Non-Surgical Treatment of Head Abscesses in Rabbits

Dealing with Medical Emergencies

First Aid for Rabbits
Help! My Rabbit is Sick and I Can’t Reach My Vet
Home Health Care (from Georgia HRS–not for beginners)

Encephalitozoon cuniculi

Encephalitozoon Cuniculi
Various treatment options for Encephalitozoon cuniculi, a protozoal parasite of the nervous system in rabbits?


Middle and Inner Ear in Rabbits
Ear Surgery in Rabbits
Treating Head Tilt or Torticollis


Rabbit Eyes
What do Rabbits See?
Runny Eyes, Runny Nose. What Do They Mean?


Cataract in Rabbits
Congenital or Juvenile Cataract in a Rabbit

Phacoclastic uveitis

Encephalitozoon cuniculi–associated Phacoclastic Uveitis in a Dwarf Rabbit – Case Report
Osbourne’s New Eye


Runny Eyes, Runny Nose. What Do They Mean?
Upper Respiratory Tract Disease in Rabbits


Your Bunny Probably Has It- Pasteurella
Pasteurella in rabbits

Skeletal or Neurological

Bracing a Baby Bunny with Splay Leg
Hind Limb Paralysis

Urinary Tract

Urine Scald: A Symptom of a Greater Problem

Digestive Tract

Gastrointestinal Stasis

Poison and Toxin Exposure

Toxic and Non-Toxic Plants (ASPCA)

Online Groups and Forums

Many online groups have discussion panels and support groups for caregivers. Joining a group can be a good source of ideas for keeping your bunny happy and comfortable, and a source of support for you.

House Rabbit Society (Facebook group)
Rabbits Online
Disabled Rabbits (Yahoo group)
Disabled Rabbits (Facebook group)
Rabbits United Forum (UK)