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Hypocalcemia and hypercalcemia

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Claire Speight

Emma Purnell


Hypocalcemia and hypercalcemia

Hypo- and hypercalcemia can both cause illness in rabbits. A lack of, or too much calcium in the blood, is likely to be a sign of another disease process so your rabbit will need veterinary attention and further treatment.

Calcium is an essential part of a rabbit’s diet

What is hypocalcemia?

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What is hypercalcemia?

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Why is calcium important?

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How do rabbits metabolise and excrete calcium?

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What causes hypocalcemia and the problems associated with it?

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What causes hypercalcemia and the problems associated with it?

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How are hypocalcemia and hypercalcemia treated?

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How can I prevent hypocalcemia and hypercalcemia?

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