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Q. My rabbit is just laying on her side not getting up was fine last night and she recently had a litter

Answered By
JESSICA L DESROSIERS

A. It is possible illness or even nutritional imbalance from caring for a litter has caused your rabbit to become ill. If she is laying on her side and not moving, it is best to bring her to your veterinarian or an ER clinic immediately. They will likely recommend tests in addition to an exam such as X-rays or blood work to check for serious injury or illness that could be causing her sudden onset of symptoms. You will likely need to nurse the baby bunnies if they are not weaned with supplemental KMR until the mother is back to health and this can be purchased at most vet clinics or local pet supply stories.


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