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Arthritis

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Arthritis

Arthritis is inflammation of the joints and it has many causes. In rabbits, arthritis is most commonly seen as a painful degenerative condition affecting older animals. Pain can be difficult to detect in rabbits, so careful observation of behavior is important to ensure rapid and humane treatment.

An x-ray showing osteoarthritis of the stifle
©Michelle Campbell-Ward

What is arthritis?

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What causes arthritis?

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What signs might my rabbit show?

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How is arthritis diagnosed?

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Can my rabbit be treated for arthritis?

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