Fly strike is a common and nasty condition in rabbits usually caused by green bottle flies laying eggs on the rabbit and its bedding. These flies are attracted to damp fur, urine and faeces. Each fly can lay up to 200 eggs on and around the rabbits rear end which will hatch into maggots within hours of being laid, and begin eating the rabbits flesh and releasing nasty toxins. Fly strike is particularly at large in the summer months and can cause serious problems for domestic rabbits....

It is crucial that your pet rabbits are vaccinated to protect them from catching Myxomatosis and Rabbit Viral Haemorrhagic Disease (RHD), which both cause extreme suffering and in nearly all cases lead to death. When to vaccinate Rabbits can be vaccinated from 5 weeks of age and will require yearly boosters to maintain the protection. Combined vaccinations will offer protection against both diseases. What is Myxomatosis and how is it spread? Myxomatosis is a viral infection caused by a...

Rabbits have deciduous teeth, ‘milk teeth’ that are lost at birth and adult teeth appear in the first few weeks of adult life and grow constantly at an average of 2mm per week! This continuous growth can increase when dental disease is present so it is very important to keep on top of your rabbits dental health. Dental disease in Rabbits can be caused by a few things; domestication and breeding of rabbits has meant that natural selection has been unable to eradicate dental problems and...