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Domesticated rabbits typically exhibit shorter, flatter skulls than their wild counterparts (brachycephalism). However, brachycephaly is associated with considerable health problems, including problems with dentition. The aim of this study was to establish which type of rabbit face people prefer,...

Author(s)
Harvey, N. D.; Oxley, J. A.; Miguel-Pacheco, G.; Gosling, E. M.; Farnworth, M.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Animals, 2019, 9, 10, pp 728
Abstract

Conditions of pet rabbit breeding colonies and breeder practices are undocumented and very little is known about the pet rabbit sales market. Here, multiple methods were employed to investigate this sector of the UK pet industry. A freedom of information request sent to 10% of councils revealed...

Author(s)
Gosling, E. M.; Vázquez-Diosdado, J. A.; Harvey, N. D.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Animals, 2018, 8, 11, pp 199
AbstractFull Text

Objective - The aim of the study was to investigate risk factors for dental disease especially malocclusion in rabbits. Association with clinical signs and radiographic findings was assessed in order to use as a tool for diagnosis. Materials and methods - Data were collected from 100 healthy ...

Author(s)
Siriporn, B.; Weerakhun, S.
Publisher
Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen, Thailand
Citation
KKU Veterinary Journal, 2014, 24, 2, pp 201-213
AbstractFull Text

Dental disease is threatening the health of the rabbit. There is a relatively high incidence of dental diseases. Rabbit's teeth grow continuously all the time to used in the chewing. If it does not wear proper with the growth of teeth leads to malocclusion. The structure of the teeth, teeth that...

Author(s)
Siriporn, B.; Weerakhun, S.
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Science, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
Citation
Thai Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 2017, 47, Supplement, pp S135-S137
Abstract

Summaries of papers presented at the free lecture of the 58th Annual Congress of the German Society of Small Animal Medicine are included in this section. Topics covered include dermatophytosis in guinea pigs and rabbits, effect of acepromazine, general anaesthesia and surgery on the ex vivo and in ...

Publisher
Verlag M. & H, Schaper Gmbh, Hannover, Germany
Citation
Kleintierpraxis, 2012, 57, 11, pp 609...619
Abstract

The dwarf rabbit often suffers from dental malocclusion, particularly on the level of the incisors. A too short maxillary jawbone in these brachycephalic animals is the cause. The primary treatment is the reduction of the overgrowth using a diamond bur, but if the problem repeats quickly, the...

Author(s)
Roux, P.
Publisher
Verlag Hans Huber, Bern, Switzerland
Citation
SAT, Schweizer Archiv für Tierheilkunde, 2005, 147, 7, pp 311-313
News Article

A number of recommendations have been issued to help veterinarians to take steps to improve the health and welfare of brachycephalic dogs.

Date
10 October 2017

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