Elderly rabbits

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As most healthy rabbits lives 10 to 12 years with good care, any rabbit over 6 years of age is considered a senior rabbit or elderbunny. Giant breeds may reach their golden age a bit sooner with their lower life expectancy.

Differences in care

Aging in rabbits can bring on changes in body condition and behavior. It is a good idea to bring your rabbit to a rabbit-savvy veterinarian every 6 months to catch any sicknesses or medical conditions early on for effective treatment. Your veterinarian may also recommend annual blood work or urinalysis as necessary.

Further reading

Below are libraries on elderly rabbit care.

See also