Arthritis is really common in dogs, cats and rabbits! As with our stoic furry friends cats, rabbits are great at hiding pain. Being prey animals, showing pain is WEAKNESS.
So you’ve got to become skilled at finding the signs 😄
The Melbourne rabbit clinic have a great article about managing arthritis in rabbits, from back in 2015, including a lot of the information to follow. It’s worth checking out! Go do this now.
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Clinical signs in rabbits are subtle – ranging from none, to a complete reluctance to move that mimics paresis or paralysis.
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