What does it mean when a bunny circles you?
Circling: This often means it’s time to be spayed or neutered. Circling is part of a rabbit’s courting behavior and is sometimes accompanied by a soft honking or oinking. Circling can also be a way to ask for food or attention from human companions.
Why is my rabbit hot?
Body heat: Rabbits regulate body temperature by their ears. Very cold or hot ears could indicate a fever or a drop in body temperature. This, coupled with other warning signs, could warrant a trip to the vet. Depending on the severity of the misalignment, your rabbit’s teeth may need to be trimmed regularly.
Why does olive oil make my rabbit poop?
Olive oil is packed with fat. This means that, when consumed to excess, it can cause diarrhea. This means you’ll still need to be careful. Don’t switch one problem with your pet’s bowels for another. Fed in small doses, olive oil can encourage your rabbit to poop.
What’s the best medicine for a rabbit off feed?
COMFREY – Healing, bone formation, ill rabbits, stressed and weak rabbits, if you have a rabbit off feed try a few leaves of comfrey this is one of my favorite herb tonic for rabbits!
What happens if a rabbit eats an ivy plant?
All of the plant is toxic to rabbits although particularly the leaves and berries. If your rabbit has eaten ivy symptoms may show within hours or they could take up to three days to appear. Signs of ivy poisoning include lack of appetite, diarrhoea, abdominal tenderness, and colic, as well as muscle twitching,…
What do I do if my rabbit has an abnormal growth?
Most domestic rabbits are vaccinated against this disease, and if not then it is highly recommended that they are. Cancer is an uncommon cause of abnormal growths in rabbits, although it is a possibility and more information on this disease is provided in this article. What do I do if my rabbit has an abnormal growth?
Can you put essential oils on a Rabbit’s Nose?
Never apply essential oils to your rabbits eyes or nose – Your rabbits eyes and nose have delicate membranes that can easily be irritated and cause your rabbit unnecessary pain and suffering. Keep essential oils (whether diluted or undiluted) away from your rabbit’s mucus membranes. When in doubt…
Why does my rabbit have a runny nose?
Rabbits can suffer from infections of the upper respiratory tract (the sinuses and other parts of the tract that are not actually parts of the lungs), and this is usually manifested as runny nose, runny eyes and sneezing. Unlike a human cold, which is caused by a virus, rabbit upper respiratory infections are caused by bacteria.
What should I do if my Bunny has a clogged nose?
A very clogged nose is definitely a problem, as rabbits are obligate nasal breathers. You can help clear your bunny’s nose temporarily by gently suctioning with a pediatric ear syringe. Ask your vet about using a mild, pediatric antihistamine such as Benadryl to help shrink swollen nasal membranes.
What to do if your rabbit has torticollis?
Ponazuril is a drug developed for treatment of equine protozoal myeloencephalitis a horse disease caused by a parasite, Sarcocystis neurona, similar to E. cuniculi. Many veterinarians have been using this drug “off label” to treat E. cuniculi in rabbits, with anecdotal reports of success.