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Do not move your rabbit to a garage where it may be exposed to fumes from a running car engine. The numbers of English lops currently owned as show and pet animals are not known.
Share this page. Duration of welfare impact The mobility of English lops is compromised throughout their life. Length is to be at least 21 inches from tip to tip.
See all our pets available for rehoming Rehome a pet. There are also medications that can help prevent infection. Rabbit vaccinations are an essential part of keeping your pet healthy.
The best type of rabbit bedding is clean, bagged straw, available from all good pet shops. A good choice of accommodation for rabbits is a small wooden Wendy house with either a large run attached, or a fenced area surrounding it to allow the rabbits to exercise as and when they feel the need. Ask your vet for advice.
Ear trauma and obesity are usually apparent on visual inspection and examination. Never pick a rabbit up by its ears or by the scruff of its neck. During the domestication of the rabbit, selection for breeds of rabbits showing longer than usual ears has occurred.
Poor temperature regulation: The ears may measure up to 70 cm from tip to tip http: The infection is passed in the urine and picked up when rabbits eat contaminated feed, such as grass.
Because of their size and because they cannot be held erect, their ears are at risk of trauma, soiling through contact with the ground , recurrent infection and frostbite and the resulting discomfort and pain, which may be severe and chronic. Welcome This is where you can find research-based information from America's land-grant universities enabled by eXtension.
Water bottles should not be used during the winter because they freeze and crack easily. Return to top 6. Neutering them will prevent unwanted litters and potential fighting see Housing and companionship for your rabbits. Always remember that having a healthy rabbit and a rabbit with a good coat of fur is essential to keeping your rabbit healthy, happy, and warm through the cold winter months.