Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease and...

Jul 6, 2021 by HRS

Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease Virus (RHDV) is a highly contagious disease caused by a calicivirus that affects rabbits. RHDV is often a very swift and sudden killer, giving little warning. Learn more about how to protect your rabbits.

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Myxomatosis in the US

Aug 31, 2020 by HRS

What is Myxomatosis? Myxomatosis is a virus. Wild rabbits can carry Myxomatosis, but do not become sick. Myxomatosis is fatal to...

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Facts about RHDV2 Vaccines

May 20, 2020 by HRS

Revised 5/25 version pending

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Sample RHDV2 vaccine waiver

May 14, 2020 by HRS

WAIVER FOR RABBIT HEMORRHAGIC DISEASE (RHD) VACCINATION I have elected to have my rabbit(s), ______________________ (patient name(s))...

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Importing Vaccines for Rabbit ...

Apr 24, 2020 by HRS

By Alicia McLaughlin, DVMCo-medical director of the Center for Bird and Exotic Animal Medicine in Bothell, WA 4/21/2020 Rabbit...

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Pasteurella: Its Health Effect...

Feb 17, 2016 by HRS

Readers who are unfamiliar with diseases caused by the bacteria Pasteurella may initially worry about their rabbit as they read this...

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Head Tilt: Causes and Treatmen...

Feb 10, 2013 by HRS

Editor’s Note: This article is not meant to help the lay person diagnose and treat head tilt, and any rabbit showing signs of...

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Appropriate Use of Antibiotics...

Feb 7, 2013 by HRS

Antibiotics are used to treat bacterial infections. When needed for treatment of an infection in a rabbit, these drugs should be...

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Encephalitozoon Cuniculi

Jul 10, 2012 by HRS

This report has been made possible by the participation of our fosterers and HRS members who have been contributing to our health...

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Snuffles

Jul 1, 2012 by HRS

I have two house rabbits, Sunflower and Blackberry. Currently, they share a room divided by large window screens covered halfway up...

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Runny Eyes, Runny Nose: What D...

Jun 10, 2012 by HRS

One of the most frequent questions I am asked via the House Rabbit Society’s online Rabbit Health link is, “My...

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Abscesses in Rabbits

Jun 10, 2012 by HRS

An abscess is a cavity containing pus surrounded by a capsule of thickened, inflamed tissue. Usually an abscess is the result of a...

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