Rabbits can make very good pets, as they are both friendly and intelligent. However, they do have some important husbandry needs to keep them happy and healthy.

Their average life span is six to 10 years, with a record age of 15 being reported.

Just like cats and dogs, rabbits need preventative healthcare to keep them fit and well.

Insuring your pet rabbit

If your rabbit is unwell the last thing you want to worry about is how to pay for treatment. We recommend that you consider pet insurance for all of your pets.

When to contact us

Please phone us if you are at all worried about your rabbit, as their health can go downhill very quickly once they start to show problems.

Signs to look out for are:

  • Loss of appetite

  • Weight loss

  • Looking depressed

  • Skin trouble

  • Runny faeces and/or urine soaking into the back legs

  • Discharges from the nose