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Frostbite

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Frostbite

This condition is not common in healthy rabbits, since rabbits are able to cope with the cold temperatures in a usual UK winter, and rabbits have a fur covering on their entire body, including their feet. Their ears are the only part that is not fully furred.

Frostbite is damage to the skin, and underlying tissue, which is caused by exposure to freezing temperatures

What cold temperatures affect rabbits?

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Why does frostbite happen?

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What are the signs?

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When should I take my rabbit to my vet?

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Is it painful?

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What can I do to prevent it?

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