Bunny First Aid Kit

Eventually, you know you’ll need one. Prepare now so that you’ve got a first-aid kit on hand when a medical emergency arises. It should be a part of your overall emergency plan.

  • Vet contact information. Don’t have a vet yet? Find a vet before you really need one.
  • Emergency nutrients: Oxbow Critical Care or Sherwood Recovery Food
  • Baby gas drops (simethicone) in case of GI issues.
  • A triple-antibiotic (such as Neosporin) without pain relief for minor cuts
  • Saline solution to irrigate eyes or a wound.
  • Thermometer.
    Be sure to know how to take your rabbit’s temp (video)
  • Bunny-safe heating pad in case of GI issues.
  • Disinfectant solution (1/4 cup hydrogen peroxide + 5 cups water in a spray bottle)
  • Nail clippers
  • Styptic powder (or corn starch in a pinch)
  • Bunny-safe brush and comb
  • Gauze pads
  • Q-tips
  • Eyedropper (in case of eye irritation)
  • Syringes (for measuring)
  • Towels
  • Gloves
  • A container with a lid to hold everything
  • Paige K Parsons

    Paige has been a house rabbit educator for over 25 years. Her education efforts began when she designed and created rabbit.org in 1994. She is currently a live concert photographer and previously was a user experience designer. She lives with her husband, Carl, and her two house rabbits, Moe and Mimzy.

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