Rabbit Anatomy Basics Slideshow

  • Introduction

    Welcome to LafeberVet’s Rabbit Anatomy Basics slideshow, part of a teaching module on basic rabbit care in clinical practice. This 22-minute recording is designed to impart a basic understanding of rabbit anatomy for the veterinary technician and veterinary nurse. This slideshow may also be of use as a basic learning aid for veterinary medical students and as a basic refresher for the clinician.

    Rabbit Anatomy Basics

  • Objectives

    This presentation begins with a brief review of what defines a rabbit, then reviews various segments of rabbit anatomy:

    • Eyes-ears-nose-throat
    • Integumentary
    • Gastrointestinal tract
    • Calcium metabolism
    • Musculoskeletal system

    This slideshow concludes with a brief quiz that stresses important learning points. Please visit the Basic Rabbit Care Teaching Module landing page for links to additional learning aids, including sections of the review article Rabbit Reproduction Basics.

  • Recording

    This recording should be viewed with AUDIO ENABLED on your computer or mobile device.

  • Test your knowledge

  • Further reading

    Ballard B, Cheek R. Exotic Animal Medicine for the Veterinary Technician, 2nd ed. Ames, IA: Wiley-Blackwell; 2010.

    Girling SJ. Veterinary Nursing of Exotic Pets, 2nd ed. Ames, IA: Wiley-Blackwell; 2013.

    Harkness JE, Turner PV, VandeWoude S, Wheler CL. The Biology and Medicine of Rabbits and Rodents, 5th ed. Ames, IA: Wiley-Blackwell; 2010.

    Quesenberry KE, Carpenter JW. Ferrets, Rabbits and Rodents, Clinical Medicine and Surgery, 2nd ed. St. Louis, MO: Elsevier Saunders; 2012.

    Tully TN, Mitchell MA. A Veterinary Technician’s Guide to Exotic Animal Care, 2nd ed. Lakewood, CO: American Animal Hospital Association Press; 2012.

Part of LafeberVet’s Basic Rabbit Care Teaching Module, the Rabbit Anatomy Basics slideshow is a 22-minute recording designed to impart a basic understanding of rabbit anatomy for the veterinary technician and veterinary nurse. This slideshow may also be of use as a basic learning aid for veterinary medical students and as a basic refresher for the clinician . . .


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To cite this page: Pollock C. Rabbit anatomy basics slideshow. May 24, 2016. LafeberVet Web site. Available at https://lafeber.com/vet/rabbit-anatomy-basics-slideshow/