Protecting Your Rabbit

Your rabbit should be protected against two major diseases called Myxomatosis and Rabbit Haemorrhagic Disease RHD1 and RHD2. These can be potentially fatal. All types of rabbit are potentially susceptible, including house rabbits. Myxomatosis Myxomatosis is a widespread disease caused by a virus. The disease is spread by blood- sucking insects such as the rabbit flea and mosquitoes. When … Read more

Rabbit Awareness Week 2016

We had a great turn out for Rabbit Awareness Week this year. This year the topic was #buddiesforbunnies. The aim of the campaign was to raise awareness of the needs of rabbits to live with companions. Owners of single rabbits were encouraged to consider suitable friends for them by re-homing from welfare centres. Cinque Ports Vets … Read more

Rabbiting on…..

With the onset of warmer spring weather, now is the time to protect your rabbit from the risk of infectious diseases-specifically Myxomatosis and Viral Haemorrhagic Disease. All rabbits are at risk from these diseases, even indoor ones. Myxomatosis is a very distressing viral disease affecting wild and domesticated rabbits. It is spread by blood sucking … Read more