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  • Take your rabbit to your veterinarian immediately after purchase and annually for examinations.
  • Ask your veterinarian to evaluate your rabbit's teeth so they won't become overgrown.
  • Administer medication to your rabbit only as directed by your veterinarian.
  • Keep your rabbit's toenails trimmed and its fur free of mats and feces.
  • Have your female rabbit spayed at an early age to prevent uterine cancer.
  • Prevent the formation of hairballs by brushing your rabbit frequently and by providing sufficient roughage in the diet via a good timothy hay.
  • Check sipper bottle frequently as rabbits drink a lot of water.


Credit: Used with permission of the Zoological Education Network.
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