How do you treat ringworm in rabbits?
Treatment of Ringworm in Rabbits
- Miconazole shampoos.
- Lime sulfur dips.
- Topical anti-fungal medications (miconazole or clotrimazole cream)
- Oral medications to include: Griseofulvin (not to be used on pregnant or animals that are breeding) and Itraconazole.
What is the best antibiotic for ringworm?
Griseofulvin (Grifulvin V, Gris-PEG), Terbinafine, and Itraconazole are the oral medicines doctors prescribe most often for ringworm.
Can I use clotrimazole on my rabbit?
If a lesion is small or superficial, a variety of topical antifungal agents can be used daily until resolution. These include clotrimazole (Lotrimin) cream or lotion and miconazole (Conofite) cream. The use of lime sulfur (LymDip) as a bath or dip also is recommended weekly for at least 4 weeks.
Can I give my rabbit ringworm?
This is the ringworm most often seen in cats and dogs. Both of these ringworm species can potentially infect people and other mammals. Rabbits can harbor the ringworm fungus and never show symptoms but can spread the infection to others.
How much ivermectin can I give my rabbit?
In rabbits, ivermectin has been used to treat Cheyletiella infestations in doses ranging from 0.2–2.1 mg/kg SQ q 11 days x 3 or 0.6–2.7 mg/kg PO q 10 days x 3.
What should I do if my rabbit has ringworm?
Treatment: antifungal washes, griseofulvin, ketoconazole. Prognosis: good in individual cases. Print off the Owner Factsheets on Ringworm – a fungal infection, Mites and skin parasites and Samples – how they help your vet to give to your clients.
What’s the best treatment for fungal dermatitis in rabbits?
• Miconazole cream. Most of the available products are unlicensed for use in rabbits; literature references, however, assert those drugs are the treatments of choice for fungal dermatitis in rabbits. The environment of the rabbit should be cleaned carefully: vacuum cleaning, boiling of towels and cleaning of surfaces with 1:10 bleach water.
When to stop using miconazole cream in rabbits?
The treatment should continue two weeks after the disappearance of the clinical signs. • Miconazole cream. Most of the available products are unlicensed for use in rabbits; literature references, however, assert those drugs are the treatments of choice for fungal dermatitis in rabbits.
What’s the best medicine for Treponematosis in rabbits?
Benzathine penicillin G, 42,000 IU/kg, SC, at weekly intervals for 3 wk, is necessary to eradicate treponematosis from a herd. Procaine penicillin (60,000 IU/kg/day, SC, for 7 days) is also recommended for individual rabbits.
Ringworm most commonly occurs on the rabbit’s head, ears, and face. Treatment with Program (TM) has been found to be quite effective. Your veterinarian may provide topical treatment (miconazole, clotrimazol) for small lesions.
What can you give a rabbit for worms?
Your vet might recommend treating your pet with this wormer a few times a year. The dewormer mebendazole will get rid of tapeworms and pinworms. Putting piperazine citrate in your rabbit’s water for two weeks, giving him plain water for two weeks and then dosing him for another two weeks will also eliminate pinworms.
Should baby rabbits be wormed?
Worming is not as important in rabbits as say pups and kittens but we have the very best wormers available and you will never do any harm by worming. Rabbits often have fleas and the use of a spot on called Advantage, which we can supply is to be recommended to treat for fleas.
How long do baby rabbits need their mom?
about 8 weeks old
Baby rabbits need to stay with their mother until they are about 8 weeks old. Baby rabbits start nibbling on hay and pellets at about 2 weeks old. However, just because they start eating on their own does not mean they can be taken away from their mother.