Metabolic bone disease
Metabolic bone disease or osteoporosis is a disease that reduces a rabbit's bone density, causing them to become more weak and brittle and more likely to fracture. It is especially common in rabbits with dental disease and given a muesli-type pellet.
- Mayne Veterinary Clinic. Osteoporosis
- Vetlexicon. Osteoporosis
- Frances Harcourt-Brown, BVSc, DECZM (Small mammal), FRCVS. (2010). Diseases Related to Calcium Metabolism in Rabbits