An Overview of Rabbit Husbandry, Nutrition and Preventative Health Care


This CPD for veterinary nurses gives an overview of the care and health of rabbits, looking at how they should be kept, their dietary needs and their overall health care, looking at both preventative health care, such as vaccinations, and in treatment and nursing involved of common health problems, such as dental problems and flystrike.

Learning Outcomes

  • Knowledge and understanding of rabbit husbandry, nutritional needs and health care.
  • The ability to advise clients on correct care of rabbits and to nurse hospitalised rabbits


Katie Lewis BVetMed MRCVS


For Australian VNs:

The National Industry Advisory Group for Veterinary Nursing has allocated One CPD point to this continuing education activity (1 hour in total).  To gain your NIAG approved Certificate please email directly on CPD completion (


Take this module


Note: This CPD module is only available to Vet Nurse Online members. Join now to gain full access to our e-learning programme, or watch our introductory video.
Join NowTake the Tour

Lost your password?

Sign up