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What does pet health look like? Welcome to the April edition of our ‘What does pet health look like?’ series. April 20th marks World Animal Vaccination Day, now in its second year, the aim is to raise awareness of the vital role veterinary vaccines play in protecting the health of animals and, in some cases, people too. Therefore, this month we are discussing the importance of having your pets vaccinated and keeping up to date with any vaccines they might need. As owners this is important part of ensuring your pet’s well-being and by doing so you are able to prevent them getting a range of diseases, which is some cases can be very difficult to treat or even fatal.  Read more

There are several different species of mites, however the most common one to affect rabbits is Cheyletiella which causes mange. This article explains what mites are and how you can treat them.  Read more

Myxomatosis is a nasty, highly contagious viral disease which is endemic in the wild rabbit population in the UK. The disease is often fatal and it is spread by blood-sucking insects, such as fleas and mosquitoes, and by contact with infected rabbits.  Read more

Fleas are small, black blood-sucking insects that measure 1-3mm in length and are one of the most common parasites found on rabbits. In fact, nearly all rabbits will suffer from a flea infestation at some point in their lives.  Read more