Presenting problem: Anorexia, Lethargy, and/or Scant Feces in Rabbits

Lethargy, total or partial anorexia, a reduction in fecal output, or scant fecal size can all indicate critical illness in rabbits. Problems that slow the gut are often uncomfortable, however rabbits tend to mask pain and discomfort, especially when frightened. Signs of fear and pain in the rabbit can include . . .

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Pollock C. Presenting problem: Anorexia, lethargy, and/or scant feces in rabbits. April 23, 2011. LafeberVet Web site. Available at