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Seasonality and risk factors for myxomatosis in pet rabbits in Great Britain

S. Farrell, P.J-M. Noble, G. L. Pinchbeck, B. Brant, A. Caravaggi, D.A. Singleton, A. D. Radford | Preventive Veterinary Medicine | March 2020
The aim of this study was to explore host, vaccine and seasonal factors affecting presumptive myxomatosis cases in a pet rabbit population, as seen in a network of veterinary practices from across Great Britain…

Rabbit welfare: determining priority welfare issues for pet rabbits using a modified Delphi method

F. Rioja-Lang, H. Bacon, M. Connor and C.M. Dwyer | Veterinary Record Open | November 2019
The aim of this study was to determine priority welfare issues facing pet rabbits in the UK today via expert consensus…

Managing pain in common end-of-life conditions

A. Malik and S. Gregersen | The Veterinary Nurse | May 2019
The aim of this article was to consider some of the common end-of-life conditions that cause, or have the potential to cause, pain, and to provide guidance on how best to manage these in practice…

Rabbits and guinea pig

Veterinarian nominated common conditions of rabbits and guinea pigs compared with published literature

N.J. Robinson, E. Lyons, D. Grindlay, M. L. Brenan | Veterinary Sciences | November 2017
Pet rabbits and guinea pigs are now the third and fourth most commonly presented small animal species in veterinary practices in the UK …

Principles of triage and first aid in wildlife casualties

E. Mullineaux | Companion Animal | June 2017
It is a regulatory, legal and ethical requirement that veterinary professionals provide emergency care to all indigenous wildlife casualties. Being able to quickly decide which cases are suitable for treatment, rehabilitation and eventual release and which should be euthanised is essential for ensuring animal welfare…