RHD is a swift, infectious and lethal illness that’s usually present in wild and home rabbits in Europe which the rabbits of North America are descended from. Though it appears unlikely that it might hit Calgary, most of the wild rabbits are being discovered useless with related signs to RHD. So, it’s protected to say that our rabbits right here might need contracted it. In any other case, they’re being uncovered with one thing else akin to poisons or toxicity.
Attributable to these considerations, we’re asking all rabbit homeowners/fosters to maintain your rabbits inside and don’t feed them any grass, fruit, or greens from outdoors. That is Only a precaution, to seek out out what is actually taking place right here and what we will do about it. This illness could be very hardy and may survive each cold and hot temperatures (even outdoors of a physique) for a lot of months.