Lop rabbit - The Royal Natural History, Volume 3 edited by Richard Lydekker, 1894

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MediRabbit books

Skin Diseases of Rabbits

Esther van Praag, Amir Maurer and Tal Saarony

2010, 408 pages. $ 85.-

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to see a preview


Transport, Restraint and

Handling of Rabbits

Esther van Praag and Amir Maurer

ed: Tal Saarony and Debbie Hanson

2011, 36 pages. $ 19.50

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Handbook for natural rabbit

health with herbs and other

natural products (in Dutch)

Maria Groot, RIKILT Wageningen University, Esther van Praag, MediRabbit and Tedje van Asseldonk, IEZ

2017, 211 pages, Free

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  MediRabbit Topics and links therein

Diseases and parasites

Dental disorders

Bone and skeletal disorders (fracture, arthritis, splay legs...)

Cardiology and cardiovascular disorders

Congenital malformations, genetic anomalies or breed related health problems

Gastro-intestinal disorders

Hematology and blood related topics

Disorders and parasitosis of the nervous system

Masses and tumors: benign, premaligant or malignant (cancer)

Ophthalmic (eye-related) diseases

Parasites of rabbits

Respiratory diseases: disorders of the upper and lower airways

Skin disorders, defects and parasites

Urogenital and reproductive disorders (kidney, bladder, reproductive organs)



Radiographies (X-rays) of rabbits explained


Surgery and post-surgical care

Preparation for surgery, anesthesia, and surgical procedures (e.g. fracture, castration, ear resection in rabbits

Post-surgical care e.g. pain medication, bandaging, etc



Drugs safe for use in rabbits (analgesics, antibiotics, anesthetics)

Drugs that endanger the life of the rabbit



Safe handling, restraining and transportation of rabbits



Rabbit breeds

Lagomorphs around the world



Food related themes (safe food, toxic food, etc)



Diseases and parasites that rabbits may transmit


Rabbit stories

My Pet Rabbits

Rabbit photography, stories about rabbit worries


MediRabbit publications

MediRabbit on ResearchGate


MediRabbit Services

Teaching and Lectures

2nd opinion: proper diagnosis is essential when it comes to treating a rabbit

Rabbit grooming, nail cutting, carrying, restraint and nutrition counseling


Literature and links

From veterinary medicine books to leisure...

Pet Rabbits International: Links


About MediRabbit

About the Owner of MediRabbit

About the Photographer of MediRabbit

Acknowledgement of contributors

Visit of the MediRabbit office, its employees and assistants





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