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  • Noninfectious Diseases of Rabbits
  • Sore hock, rabbit

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    Sore hock, rabbit

    A severe case of sore hock. Often, overweight rabbits living on hard surfaces are predisposed to this condition. Complications can include osteomyelitis, which requires amputation. Prevention through owner education is important.

    Courtesy of Dr. Joerg Mayer.

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