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Old 07-18-2011, 08:50 PM   #1
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Hey everyone,

My Mini Lop is about a year old, and she has neck fat. When shewould run, she would sometimes stop and start to nibble on it, like it's in her way(LOL). Is neck fat bad? Any advice/information will help.

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Old 07-18-2011, 09:06 PM   #2
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It's called a dew lap. The girls get them and they are normal. Some bunnies have more than others. I think if the rabbit is spayed it tends to be smaller, but not always.



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Old 07-18-2011, 09:19 PM   #3
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I agree and am sure that she is fine. Probably as she grows older and has developed a dewlap she is still getting used to it. I hear that Katie's rabbit Fraggles occassionally carries her's around in her mouth. Maybe some rabbits are more sensitive.

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Old 07-18-2011, 09:34 PM   #4
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Thats good to hear.
My other rabbit who passed, also had that, but it didn't concern me at the time because it didn't bother her at all.
Do all female rabbits have them?

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Old 07-19-2011, 02:55 AM   #5
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my rabbit Willow has one and it looks like a life preserver around her neck lol, its BIG

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Old 07-19-2011, 03:14 AM   #6
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Yes they all females have them. So bigger than others. And that is were they also pull the hair out for nests.

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Old 07-19-2011, 09:08 PM   #7
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My female bunny Mochi always overgrooms it for some reason so there's a bald spot on her dewlap! so cute.

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Old 07-20-2011, 01:31 AM   #8
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Yep its true. Fraggles carries her dew lap. Its actually rather cute.

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Old 07-23-2011, 02:19 AM   #9
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Well i guess i just found out one of my Standard rex's is a boy not a girl, lmao. Unreal.

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Well i guess i just found out one of my Standard rex's is a boy not a girl, lmao. Unreal.



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