Diagnostic help

by Patty
(Wisconsin)

Hello
About this time last year I took Pumpkin, my mini lop rabbit, 6 years old at the time to the vet because she was loosing large amounts of hair and limping/dragging her hind legs. I had her x-rayed and found out she had an irregular curvature of her spine and new bone growth must have been pushing on some nerves. Well now that it has been a year she is able to use her back feet again (in fact when she wants to she can still jump and play). However, she never stopped shedding large amounts of fur (it's not mites, I had her checked 6 months ago) and now she is not eating her cecotropes. Is my little girl just ageing or could this be something else?

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Jan 09, 2014
Fur loss
by: Anonymous

Rabbits can pull the hair for many reasons. Stress, health issues, and territory are the main reasons. Has there been any changes in the environment or diet, and are they desexed?
Hope this helps :)

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