Rabbit Basics Teaching Module


Welcome to LafeberVet’s Rabbit Basics Teaching Module Level 1


Level 1 is designed to provide information that the veterinary health professional should know before laying hands on the rabbit patient. Upon completion of this learning aid, the participant will have a basic clinical understanding of rabbit taxonomy, common rabbit breeds, rabbit anatomy and physiologyrabbit behavior, and husbandry needs.

This teaching module is approved for 1 hour of continuing credit for veterinarians and veterinary technicians by the American Association of Veterinary State Boards (AAVSB) Registry of Approved Continuing Education (R.A.C.E.) (see below for additional details).

Stay Tuned:  A future Level 2 teaching module will include basic clinical techniques, such as proper restraint and venipuncture.


Rabbit Anatomy Basics

23 minutes

Rabbit Breed Basics

8 minutes

 Close up rabbit incisors

Photo credit: LafeberVet


Photo credit: Dr. Lauren Thielen

Rabbit Husbandry Basics

5 minutes

Behavior Essentials: The European Rabbit

15 minutes

Coal bunny

Photo credit: Coal Bunny

Photo credit: Jannes Pockele

Photo credit: Jannes Pockele


After completing all four components of the syllabus, take the brief quiz to earn 1 hour of continuing education credit in jurisdictions that recognize AAVSB RACE approval. With a passing grade of 70% or higher, you will receive a continuing education certificate for download.

Test your knowledge

RACE approval

This program 776-44436 is approved by the American Association of Veterinary State Boards (AAVSB) Registry of Continuing Education (R.A.C.E.) to offer a total of 1.00 CE credits to any one veterinarian and/or 1.00 veterinary technician CE credit. This RACE approval is for Category: Medical Program using the delivery method of Non-Interactive-Distance. This approval is valid in jurisdictions which recognize AAVSB RACE; however, participants are responsible for ascertaining each board’s CE requirements. RACE does not “accredit” or “endorse” or “certify” any program or person, nor does RACE approval validate the content of the program.

To cite this page: Pollock C. Rabbit basics teaching module. November 8, 2020. LafeberVet Web site. Available at https://lafeber.com/vet/rabbit-basics-teaching-module/