Thursday, August 21, 2014 Register
 

Forum

BUNNY 911 - If your rabbit hasn't eaten or pooped in 12-24 hours, call a vet immediately!

Don't have a vet? Check out VET RESOURCES 

The subject of intentional breeding or meat rabbits is prohibited. The answers provided on this board are for general guideline purposes only. The information is not intended to diagnose or treat your pet.  It is your responsibility to assess the information being given and seek professional advice/second opinion from your veterinarian and/or qualified behaviorist.

 

LEADERS:  Beka27  BinkyBunny  KokaneeandKahlua LBJ10 LittlePuffyTail  LongEaredLions  MoveDiagonally  RabbitPam   Sarita

 

You must login and be verified to post, reply, and view profiles
BINKYBUNNY FORUMS > DIET & CARE > My Babies Were Neutered Today!
Last Post by LittlePuffyTail at 9/25/2012 12:07 PM (2 Replies)
You are not authorized to post a reply or you have not verified your email address.
Printer Friendly
Sort:
Author Messages

User is Offline Emily Sue
13 posts Send Private Message
9/25/2012 10:46 AM

I've researched everything about pre and post-care of buns, but I'm still extremely nervous-these two are the loves of my life, I'm not kidding either-they're on the top of my list-even before my boyfriend.  Can you guys give me some good personal experiences after neutering? Or advice! I'm really worried here! 

GAH! I'm more than just a rabbit slave, they're all that I've been thinking about today! I haven't been able to focus on ANYTHING else!!!  (So much for work!) 

And I'm realllllyyyy worried about baby bunny as he's so little! He's only 4 months old, and he was neutered today too! (Okay, not all that little-he's already 8 pounds, but still!)

Any additional questions that I should ask the vet?

Should I ask for pain medication for them?

OH! My big bunny (Kelby) free roams-and goes everywhere he pleases- up the steps, jumps up on the furniture, outside through the doggy door- should I limit his access? Or keep him in the laundry room for a few days or something? (Somewhere he can't jump up onto anything?)

Any advice is greatly appreciated! 

Thank you!

-Worried to DEATH bunny mommy!

(And just because they're so cute I'll attach a picture! c:   )


User is Offline tobyluv
South Carolina
599 posts Send Private Message
9/25/2012 11:49 AM
Your bunnies are very cute!

The vet probably gave them something for the pain (Metacam) that will be good for the first day. They normally do send rabbits home with addtional pain medication, which may be needed for the next day or two. The rabbits don't need to be jumping up or jumping around for a few days, so if you have a x-pen or some way to confine them, that would be best. If you put them in the laundry room, would they be able to get at the electrical cords on the washer and dryer? Or get behind the washer and dryer? I always worry about bunnies getting stuck in tight places. If that room is safe, with the cords protected, and no way to get behind the appliances, it should be okay.

Make sure that they are eating properly. They may be groggy and a little off their feed the first day, but males bounce back pretty quickly and hopefully they will be eating their regular diet the second day.

Take a quick look at the surgical areas to make sure they are healing nicely, and that your rabbits aren't picking at the areas.

User is Offline LittlePuffyTail
New Brunswick, Canada
Forum Leader
11558 posts Send Private Message
9/25/2012 12:07 PM
How are your boys making out? Boys are usually pretty quick to recover from a neuter. If they don't have much appetite, I suggest fragrant, fresh herbs (cilantro, parsley, mint).

tobyluv pretty much covered everything. If you have any more questions, feel free to ask and keep us updated on how they are doing. They are super cute!!!

I'm not kidding either-they're on the top of my list-even before my boyfriend.
This made me laugh!!!!   My husband always claims I love the bunnies more than him.
Proud to be a Bunny Hugger and a voice for the voiceless
PhotobucketPhotobucketPhotobucket
You are not authorized to post a reply or you have not verified your email address.
BINKYBUNNY FORUMS > DIET & CARE > My Babies Were Neutered Today!

SaveABunny Rescue
You agree to our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy by using this website.
Copyright 2006-2012 BinkyBunny.com - All Rights Reserved