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what are common diseases of a bunnie

Dear Desiree,

There are many different diseases a bunny can get:  almost as many as a human can get. Rabbits can (and often do) get bacterial infections (abscesses or respiratory), and there are two known viruses that are deadly to rabbits (VHD and myxomatosis).

Rabbits also can be afflicted with organ problems, such as renal failure, liver disease, dental problems (very common!) and other things.  Some diseases may be related to diet and husbandry, and others to their genetic heritage.

There are far more health problems in rabbits than can be named and discussed in a single email, but you can find some good general information here:

I hope that helps.  Please write back if you have more specific questions.