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Coccidia

What is Coccidia ?

It is a gastrointestinal parasite (internal parasite) that is most commonly seen in young rabbits. This condition can be deadly if not treated . 

What are the causes of Coccidia in bunnies?

Bunnies can get the gastrointestinal parasite from other animals like their parents or an unhygienic environment.

What are the symptoms of Coccidia in bunnies?

  • Weakness 
  • Lethargy
  • Unexpected death
  • Gastric bloat
  • Diarrhea

How can bunny owners prevent this condition?

  • Keep your pets’ cages & environment clean & hygienic. 
  • Frequently check your pets for parasites.
  • All baby rabbits needs to be checked by an exotic savvy vet.
  • When going to the vet remember to bring a stool sample.

If you see the above mentioned signs, please contact your nearest exotic savvy vet .