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121

What is torticollis?

head tilt, "wry-neck"

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What are some causes of torticollis?

mites, head trauma

123

What are some signs of Pneumonia? Acute septicemia? Subcutaneous abscesses? Genital infections?

Pneumonia-anorexia, dyspnea

Acute septicemia-sudden death

Subcutaneous abscesses- thick yellow to white exudate

Genital infections- vaginal discharge, orchitis (inflammation of testes)

124

Environmental factors including increased ______ level, temperature changes and drafts, reproduction, _____ and ______ all contribute to development of clinical signs.

ammonia level, older age, poor sanitation

125

What is the portal of entry for Pasteurellosis?

the nasopharynx then spreads via the blood (hematogenous) lymphatics or through the trachea and/or Eustachian tube

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How is Pasteurellosis transmitted?

between rabbits by direct contact, fomites and airborne spread, to offspring during kindling or nursing

127

T/F You can treat Pasteurellosis with antibiotics and supportive measures, but it is rarely curative and chronic rhinitis is very common.

true

128

What takes care of ear mites (canker)- Psoroptes cuniculi?

Ivermectin usually SC but can use topically

129

T/F A positive serologic titer indicates exposure only, not necessarily active infection and up to 80% of rabbits may have been exposed and test positive (have antibodies to) Encephalitozoonosis.

true

130

Encephalitozoon cuniculi may be subclinical or cause neurologic signs such as

torticollis with rolling, ataxia

131

What is important to know about rabbits when prepping the venipuncture site?

They have delicate skin that may tear if shaved, so pluck hair to visualize vein.

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What venipuncture site should be used to rabbits for large volumes? Small volumes?

large-lateral saphenous vein small-cephalic vein

133

Altering rabbits are important for stopping territorial _____ marking and _____ in both sexes

urine, aggression

134

Pine shavings are cedar wood shavings cause what in small animals?

liver disease

135

What are some food to avoid giving to rabbits?

cookies, crackers, grains, cereals, bread

136

What is this?

Pika

137

Breed?

Rex-can be mini rex

138

Breed?

Dward Hotot

139

Breed?

Polish dwarf rabbits

140

Breed?

Jersey Woolly

141

Breed?

Florida white

142

Breed?

New Zealand White

143

Breed?

English Spotted

144

Breed? Is this a rabbit or hare?

Belgian Hare, rabbit

145

Breed?

Mini lop

146

Breed?

English lop

147

Breed?

Harlequin Rabbits (checkered pattern)

148

Breed?

Palomino

149

Breed?

Tan rabbit

150

Breed?

Flemish giant rabbit