Rabbit vaccinations

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Google Maps location for Doyalson Animal Hospital

Doyalson Animal Hospital
423 Scenic Drive
Doyalson
NSW 2262

Phone:
02 4399 2129
Fax:
02 4390 2911

                                                                

Vaccination schedule for your rabbit:

  • 10 weeks of age (1st vaccination) against Calicivrus. Calicivirus is a viral haemorrhagic disease and can cause sudden death in rabbits.
  • 14 weeks of age (2nd vaccination) booster against Calicivirus.
  • After their 2nd vaccination they will then need to have a yearly vaccination to keep them fully protected.  Don’t worry if you forget, we will send you a reminder a month before your rabbit’s vaccination is due!

 

What about myxomatosis?

 

There is currently no vaccination in Australia for myxomatosis which is a fatal disease transmitted by mosquitoes.  Prevention is therefore particularly important, with rabbit hutches and outdoor areas being made mosquito-proofed.