Addressing the dietary, housing, and medical needs of rabbits so they can live longer.
Just like any other animal, rabbits need quality care to live a comfortable and full life. At Cochrane Animal Clinic, we have veterinarians who take special interest in rabbit care. These active and intelligent animals require special attention to live out their average lifespan of 7-10 years. Our team is happy to provide quality services to your pet bunny. Please feel free to call us at 403-932-5875 to schedule an appointment.
Rabbit care should always include regular veterinary exams. The medical services we provide to rabbits improve their quality of life and overall lifespan. We recommend they see the vet every 6-12 months. Here's how you can ensure your bunny is well cared for:
This can vary due to breed or the general care the rabbit receives. If your bunny is spayed or neutered, they can live between 8 to 12 years of age. Some breeds, such as the Flemish Giant, may have health issues which can shorten their lifespan to 5-8 years. It can be helpful to do research on different breeds and discuss any health issues with a veterinarian prior to committing to your new pet.
Even with the best care, bunnies can still develop health issues. It's important to recognize the signs early so they can be treated promptly. Rabbits can develop:
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