Tips to Recognize Symptoms of Pain in Rabbits and Handling Method

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Tips to Recognize Symptoms of Pain in Rabbits and Handling Method
Tips to Recognize Symptoms of Pain in Rabbits and Handling Method - Two of the most easily recognized sign of a sick rabbit are lethargy and feces were smaller than normal, very soft, very dry, or there is no dirt at all.

Get to know your rabbit behavior so that it will easily be seen if there are unusual changes in behavior.

Here are tips on recognizing signs of illness in rabbits and how to handle it:

1. Take the rabbit to the vet to check his condition when he first maintain it. Ask the vet to show you how to check the rabbits at home.

2. Play with rabbits for a few minutes every day. When a bond has been established, the rabbit will let you touch it more often, even let you hold him.

3. Do a full body examination rabbits during play sessions. Check with soft ears, eyes, feet, heels, nails / claws, stomach, back, and rabbit teeth in accordance with the directions or instructions the vet.

4. Observe normal rabbit so that you will immediately recognize if there is anything unusual such as bumps, cuts, or bruises.

Notice if there is something in his ear, whether or toned stomach seems full, or if the teeth seem out of line.

5. Check the color of urine each day. Normally urine is orange, yellow, or brown. If you are not sure whether the urine is normal or not, ask your veterinarian to examine your rabbit urine sample.

Milky urine or containing sediment (such as crystal grains of sand) indicates rabbit eating foods that contain calcium too high.

Crystal grains can lead to calcification and bladder stones cause severe pain.

6. Check the rabbit droppings so that you know how to form dirt when normal conditions.

If the size is smaller than normal stools, or shape or odd color, maybe his stomach or intestinal cecum becomes blocked.

Dried feces indicate that the rabbit is dehydrated and needs fluids subcutaneously immediately.

If the dirt is too soft, your rabbit may have a virus. Take it to a vet immediately if rabbits experiencing any of these symptoms.

7. Bring the rabbit to the vet immediately if suspected of suffering from a blockage. Most vets will treat blockages with subcutaneous fluids.

8. Bring the rabbits that experienced a decline. Rabbit house is usually very active, but they are taking a nap.

If the activity level reduced the rabbit, try to persuade him with vegetables or favorite toy. If the rabbit refuses vegetables or favorite toy, take it to the vet immediately.

9. Keep a supply of medication for your rabbit. If rabbits suffering from bloating (gas pain), get the proper dose of Phazyme veterinarian, based on the rabbit weight.

Phazyme is a quick remedy to relieve gas pain for most rabbits. Provide also styptic powder or baking powder to stop the bleeding caused by a broken nail.