High quality veterinary services for Welwyn Garden City and surrounding areas in Hertfordshire.

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Vaccination


There are two vaccines available for the prevention of fatal diseases in rabbits. The vaccines are against Myxomatosis and Viral Haemorrhagic Disease. Both these diseases are usually fatal in an unprotected rabbit. Rabbits can start their vaccination programme as early as 6 weeks of age.

Vaccination Boosters


A Myxamatosis vaccine booster is usually given yearly in May/early June to provide immunity over the last half of the year when the incidence of myxamatosis is more common. The vaccine lasts for about 6 months, in some circumstances another booster may be required so that immunity lasts for a whole year. A Viral Haemorrhagic Disease vaccine booster is given yearly.

Worming


A special palatable liquid rabbit wormer can be given to prevent and treat internal parasites and Encephalitozoon cuniculi.

Neutering


Neutering for both Does and Bucks can be carried out from 4 months of age.

Training


Rabbits can be trained to live indoors with you as House Rabbits. For further information see http://www.rabbitwelfare.co.uk.

Microchipping


The microchip is inserted along the back between the shoulder blades and carries a unique 15 digit number specific to your rabbit. The number is registered on the national Petlog data base managed by the Kennel Club. Reunification with your lost pet is much quicker once the microchip has been scanned and your details retrieved from the Petlog data base.

The Veterinary Centre (Veterinary Referrals Ltd) - 41 Peartree Lane, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, AL7 3UA - 01707 336919
Registered Office - York House, 4 Wigmores South, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire AL8 6PL - Company No. 05735969
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