Clinical advice, common presentations, resources and much more about the UK’s third most popular pet.
Elisabetta Mancinelli reviews available evidence for use of the specific synthetic, non-peptide, selective NK-1 receptor antagonist.
Sergio Silvetti DVM, CertAVP(ZM), MRCVS and Lourdes Lavilla-Atienza MRCVS discuss retrograde rhinoscopy on a five-month-old miniature lop rabbit.
Benjamin Witcomb explains the basic needs of these popular pets and the VN’s role in supporting owners in caring for them.
PALS’ new rapid diagnosis will enable more accurate clinical decision-making.
Dean Felkler and Carrie Kuzma discuss how CT was used to identify and treat a case of gastric dilatation volvulus (GDV).
Lucy Robson uses an emergency presentation at the RVC to recommend insulinoma as a differential diagnosis for rabbits showing neurological and hypoglycaemic signs.
Zoo, wildlife and exotic animal medicine specialist Copper Aitken-Palmer discusses the use of CT for diagnosing abdominal issues in rabbits.
Guen Bradbury and Richard Saunders share findings from a questionnaire conducted by the Rabbit Welfare Association and Fund on this topic.
Guen Bradbury emphasises the importance of working with owners to understand and resolve issues in these popular pets.
Pinmoore Animal Laboratory Services (PALS) is an international laboratory providing exotics veterinary diagnostic services with the sole purpose of giving exceptional customer service and high-quality results for all exotics species.
John Chitty considers the results of a study spanning almost eight years and what it can tell about diet trends in leporids.
After part one explored why “Room for rabbits” was chosen as the theme for Rabbit Awareness Week 2022 (27 June to 1 July), this webinar looks at the roles of companionship, handling and diet in ensuring rabbits are kept in suitable environments.
Part one of a two-part series for Rabbit Awareness Week 2022, this webinar looks at why “Room for rabbits” was chosen as the theme for this year’s campaign, and how veterinary teams can get involved and raise awareness of rabbits’ environmental needs with clients.
John Chitty explains how owners can provide for the needs of their pet rabbits and guinea pigs as well as possible.
Marianne Segev explores ways of reducing stress in rabbits, including how to help owners prepare their pets for travelling and visiting the practice.
John Chitty reviews the care of this species and how veterinary surgeons can help owners improve their pets’ welfare.
Marianne Segev and Nadia Wiseman discuss summer considerations with regards to rabbit care, and how they present an opportunity for vets and VNs to engage with owners between their annual vaccination checks.
Despite huge strides in knowledge in the past two decades, many aspects of rabbit medicine and surgery are yet to be fully understood. With this in mind, Rabbit Welfare Association and Fund veterinary advisor Richard Saunders outlines some of the “leaps and bounds” he’d like to see in the near future for the UK’s third most popular pet.
Exotics VN Matthew Rendle – chairman of RCVS VN council – discussed the unique challenges rabbits present in nursing clinics when he took part in a Q&A session during VN Times Happy Hour 2.0.