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Old 11-04-2011, 04:03 AM   #11
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maybe sounds weird, but you could try *carefully* trimming the fur back there so that don't get so matted in her fur.


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Old 11-04-2011, 08:41 AM   #12
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I haven't had experience with this, and I think it depends on the bunny. If you send a message to the member TreasuredFriend, she may have suggestions, as well as people on the yahoo Disabled Rabbits group. TreasuredFriend had a hind-leg paralyzed bunny that she took amazing care of. She even had a cart made so she could romp in the grass.


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Old 11-09-2011, 02:59 AM   #13
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Thanks for the replies everyone. I messaged TreasuredFriend, she gave me some good advice (as did you guys)
I managed to get all the poop out today. It was hard work and my bunny wasn't too happy about it but it's all gone (for now!)

She has a checkup this weekend at her vet for her legs. I'll post another update of her health when I get the official word from her vet.
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Old 11-13-2011, 07:18 PM   #14
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Alrighty, final update:

Everything is looking great. She still has trouble doing some things (she has to get up and turn around to eat the cecotropes. She also has trouble balancing on just her hind legs in order to clean her face with her front paws). But otherwise, she's good. She's hopping, stretching, jumping. The vet said it was most likely a spinal strain because she kicked too hard, due to excitement or fear.

Thanks for all the replies everyone! I was really worried that it was the EC parasite or a tumor. I'm glad she is better, and I really appreciate everyone helping me out!

I uploaded another video if anyone wants to see the improvement. It's a short video, but you can see how much better she is doing:
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Old 09-22-2017, 02:38 PM   #15
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My rabbit had a diarrhea for quite some time now. His poop got harden and sticking to his scrotums and legs. He loves to eat and has been eating well. So, my husband and I decided to take him for a bath. He hates to be picked up. He struggled as always whenever we tried to bath him. We were trying to remove the harden poop. We held him, and put him back to his cage after the bath. We realized, he could not sit as if his hind legs could not move anymore. He immediately not eating. What happened? Will he die? I'm scared. I'm so worried
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Old 09-22-2017, 06:08 PM   #16
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My rabbit had a diarrhea for quite some time now. His poop got harden and sticking to his scrotums and legs. He loves to eat and has been eating well. So, my husband and I decided to take him for a bath. He hates to be picked up. He struggled as always whenever we tried to bath him. We were trying to remove the harden poop. We held him, and put him back to his cage after the bath. We realized, he could not sit as if his hind legs could not move anymore. He immediately not eating. What happened? Will he die? I'm scared. I'm so worried
You need to take your rabbit immediately to a rabbit savvy vet. It sounds like your rabbit may have injured his spine while you bathed him and may need corticosteroids or an anti inflammatory, as well as you may need a syringe feeding mix if your rabbit won't start eating again on his own.
http://rabbit.org/vet-listings/

With the diarrhea, if it is true watery diarrhea, that is an emergency as well. If it is not diarrhea but mushy cecotropes, that is likely due to dietary issues, usually too many carbs or sugars in the diet and or not enough fiber, from too many treats and/or not enough hay. It can also be due to other medical reasons such as arthritis. It's not normal for rabbits to have messy bottoms and if they have a poopy butt, like I previously mentioned it's from their diet or a medical issue, which you need to try and correct so the poopy bum stops happening.

It's best not to bathe rabbits as they can injure themselves due to fear. A butt bathe may sometimes be done, but should only be done when absolutely necessary. It's important to get to the root of the messy bum and prevent it from happening so you don't need to clean your rabbits bottom anymore.
http://rabbit.org/intermittent-soft-...es-in-rabbits/
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Old 09-24-2017, 02:45 PM   #17
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my baby passed away. we bathed him every once a year but everything was ok. yea, he had mushy cecotropes instead of watery diarrhea. we took him to the vet and the doc said that theres no other way but to put him into sleep. his body went paralyzed. baby with me for 4years already. shouldnt have bathed him and nothing going to happen 😭😭😭
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Old 10-21-2017, 11:36 AM   #18
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I used ivermectin treatment..
some rabbits recovered,some didn't.


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