pet health


Question by  esdempsey (20)

What should I do about an ear infection in my mini lop rabbit?


Answer by  sanityrose (2664)

Ear infections in a mini lop rabbits are treated with the antibiotic Baytril. This medication must be prescribed by a veterinarian. Ear infections can mimic other diseases in rabbits including Pasteurella and Encephalitozoon cuniculi. Both diseases, including a untreated ear infection, may cause head tilting and unbalance. Each can also spread to the brain and cause death if untreated.


Answer by  ThugPlantLife (79)

You should take the rabbit to the vet right away to get some eardrops and possibly some antibiotics. Ear infections in lops are common and easily treatable.


Answer by  Ken33 (22)

First, you should see a veterinarian. They will diagnose the infection and give recommendations. It is important to do this soon, because ear infections can be deadly, if left untreated


Answer by  JSmith0330 (616)

An ear infection is a accumulation of fluid in the ear. Call your vet right away and see what they suggest for you to do. Leaving an ear infection untreated could causes a lot of problems The vet will be able to examine your rabbit a pricribe the correct medicine and care for your rabbit.

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