Quick Answer: Should I vaccinate my rabbit for RHDV2?

Does my rabbit need the RHDV2 vaccine?

The RHDV2 vaccine

Vaccination is recommended for healthy rabbits over 10 weeks of age.

How much is the RHDV2 vaccine for rabbits?

The cost of the vaccine is $30 per dose, and is subject to change. If your rabbits are current patients of Adobe Pet Hospital (Dr.

Is there a vaccine for RHDV2?

A: There is no licensed vaccine for RHDV2 in the United States.

What does RHDV2 do to rabbits?

RHDV2 is highly contagious and, unlike other rabbit hemorrhagic disease viruses, it affects both domestic and wild rabbits. Many times, the only signs of the disease are sudden death and blood stained noses caused by internal bleeding.

What is the new rabbit disease?

Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease (RHD) is a serious disease in rabbits that has been detected in California. RHD is not a food safety concern and the disease holds no risk to humans. All rabbit owners and veterinarians are advised to learn about RHD and how to protect rabbits.

Do rabbits need shots in California?

Rabbits are vaccinated against Rabbit Haemorrhagic Disease Virus (previously known as Rabbit Calicivirus) from 4 weeks of age and then every 6 months to maintain immunity throughout life.

Do bunnies have periods?

Rabbits do not menstruate. If unspayed females start passing blood, they can bleed to death within a few days. Blood in the urine can also be a sign of bladder stones.

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How many vaccines do rabbits need?

Your rabbits can have their first vaccinations from five weeks old. After this, they will need regular booster vaccinations throughout their lives to keep their immunity up. Speak to your vet about when your rabbits will need theirs. Your rabbits will likely need two or more injections each time they are vaccinated.