Why are rabbit vaccinations important?
Vaccinations help to protect your rabbit from severe infectious diseases. It also stops them from passing dangerous infections to other rabbits.
How old should a rabbit be to be vaccinated?
Rabbits can be vaccinated from five weeks old onwards.
How often should rabbits be vaccinated after their first inoculations?
We recommend that rabbits will need ‘booster’ vaccinations every 6-12 months
Which diseases do rabbit vaccinations protect against?
Rabbit inoculations are designed to give protection against
• Rabbit (Viral) Haemorrhagic Disease 1 (VHD1)
• Rabbit (Viral) Haemorrhagic Disease 2 (VHD2)
Who can vaccinate my rabbit?
Both vets and vet nurses can administer rabbit vaccinations.
What is the cost of rabbit vaccinations?
Prices of rabbit vaccinations are:
- Rabbit Myxomatosis / VHD1 vaccine is £48.30
- Rabbit (Viral) Haemorrhagic Disease 2 (VHD2) vaccine is £51
What happens if my rabbit is from a rescue centre?
If you adopt a rabbit from a charity, they are often vaccinated before you take them home. Always check with the charity and ask for the vaccination documentation.
What documentation do I need if my rabbit has already been inoculated ?
Ask for the vaccination records so you can take them to your vet when they are due their annual rabbit booster jab – and you can make a note of the anniversary on your calendar or in your diary!
Where can I get my rabbit vaccinated?
Here at RVC Beaumont Sainsbury Animal Hospital we offer full rabbit vaccination and health check services.
When can I get my rabbit vaccinated ?
Rabbit vaccination appointments can take place throughout the week including weekends
How do I book a rabbit vaccination appointment?
Firstly, your pet needs to be registered with us.
- To register online – please complete our online registration form
- To register by phone – please call us on 0207 387 8134
Once your pet is registered – we can book your pet inoculation appointment – whether that be for the first course of vaccinations or annual/yearly booster ones.