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Merck Manual

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Signs of Illness in Rabbits

Signs of Illness in Rabbits

  • Body temperature less than 100.4°F (38°C) or greater than 105°F (40.6°C)

  • Discharge from the nose or eyes

  • Fur loss or red, swollen skin

  • Dark red urine

  • Loss of energy

  • Loss of appetite and weight

  • Drooling

  • Diarrhea, or no droppings for more than 12 hours

  • Not hopping or moving normally

  • Trouble breathing

If any of these signs occur, you should contact your veterinarian immediately.