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Electrical burn injury

Clapis
Contributor(s):

Claire Speight

Emma Purnell


Electrical burn injury

Electrocution and associated burns are more common in rabbits than other pets kept within the household environment. This is due to the rabbit’s natural desire to chew on anything, wires included. Electrocution can prove dangerous and even fatal in some circumstances.

What are the hazards to my rabbit?

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How will I know if my rabbit has chewed through a wire?

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What should I do?

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Can it be prevented?

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Do most rabbits recover?

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