Is pet insurance worth it for a pet rabbit?

Rabbits are a popular pet in the UK, the PDSA Paws Report estimated there are around 900,000 pet rabbits! Despite them being so popular their needs are sometimes not well met, and issues with diet and husbandry are seen. This can result in increased risk of certain diseases or illnesses.

Having said that, rabbits are charismatic little animals and often become integral to their owners’ happiness and enjoyment. Many owners are researching well before getting them, providing excellent complete diets, providing enriching accommodation and environments, using preventative veterinary health care (such as vaccinations) and bonding closely with their pets.

Thus, when they get ill it can often be upsetting and very stressful.

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Rabbit survives 30-mile roadtrip trapped in grille after being hit by car | Animals

A rabbit has survived a journey of more than 30 miles while trapped in the grille of a car after being hit by the driver. Mark Pearson was driving between Pwllheli and Bangor in Wales last Tuesday when he heard a loud “thump” in the outskirts of Nefyn. The 46-year-old said that after hearing the … Read more

Rabbit wormers – what to look out for

Rabbits, just like all other pets, are susceptible to parasites such as worms. Pinworms are the most common type of worm infecting our pet bunnies. Although we do quite commonly see patients suffering from tapeworm. How often should I worm my rabbit? Because rabbits suffer from worms much less often than dogs and cats, we … Read more

How do I know if a rabbit is in pain?

Rabbits are becoming an increasingly popular pet in the UK, and it is important that owners are fully aware of all of their needs, from diet, to housing. It is very likely that at various points in their lifetime, a rabbit will experience pain in some form, and as a caregiver, it is important that we help to alleviate this pain. The first step of this is being able to recognize when this is happening – not so easy when they can not talk to us!

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Rabbit Awareness Week will start on 27th June – VetNurse News – Vet Nurse

The Rabbit Awareness Action Group, led by Burgess Pet Care, has announced that this year Rabbit Awareness Week will start on the 27th June and focus on rabbits’ environment. The ‘Room For Rabbits’ campaign follows research in which 38% of vets said they think rabbits’ environment is the most neglected welfare need1with over a quarter … Read more