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  1. Akzholedent

    Dried eye boogers

    I think as long as it doesn't happen like... twice daily, you should be ok. I mean, humans get eye boogers all the time. :-) until it starts happening frequently, I wouldn't worry about it.
  2. Akzholedent

    Broken leg. need help

    As long as it's not illegal where you live... In a lot of places, it is illegal to keep a wild animal (tamed by you or otherwise) in your home. I know in West Virginia, you can face a fine and jail time for any animal (turtle, deer, rabbit, racoon, opossum). :-/ The wildlife rehab facilities...
  3. Akzholedent

    Respiratory issue

    I gave them a call, and yeah, they said because it's diluted, that's why it seems like so much. She is doing SO much better already. She still has a little bit of heavy breathing, but doesn't sound as bad as she did early yesterday. I'm so glad we were able to get her in so quickly. :-)
  4. Akzholedent

    Respiratory issue

    Thanks, Ravenous... I'm so bad at conversions... I'll call in the morning to double check, of course. I'd hate to overdo the medication... on the plus side, they gave it a strawberry flavoring, and she loved it. Lol. She tried to eat my syringe, silly girl.
  5. Akzholedent

    Respiratory issue

    Thanks. I just called the pharmacy, and the technician said the concentration is 40 mg/tsp... I'll definitely give the vet a call... I'm sure it was a conversion issue...
  6. Akzholedent

    Respiratory issue

    So, we just got back. Turns out she does have a bit of clear nasal discharge, and is certainly congested, but the vet thinks it's basically a bunny cold. She did prescribe Septra (sulfamethoxazole) at 6.8 ml twice a day. She said if Pippi's congestion doesn't ease up by the end of the week, to...
  7. Akzholedent

    Respiratory issue

    I called the vet, and although they don't have openings, they told me to bring Pippi in early this afternoon, and they'll work her in. But shhh.... Pippi doesn't know it yet. ;-)
  8. Akzholedent

    Respiratory issue

    She's running around, hopping on the couch, and basically acting like she normally does... just breathing a bit harder than usual. The only symptom she has is the heavy breathing, and a slight bit of discharge from her eyes. No runny nose or anything... You know that sound you have when your...
  9. Akzholedent

    Respiratory issue

    Yeah... WV is honestly like a third world country in some ways, and exotic pet vets are hard to find period, let alone an emergency vet for them. When Buttetscotch had his bladderstone issue in May, i did call the emergency vet, and they said they only work with dogs and cats. I would have to...
  10. Akzholedent

    Respiratory issue

    Hey guys. I was volunteering at a summer camp this past week, and my husband was taking care of the buns. I was sitting on the couch, while Pippi was running free, and I hear her "snoring" sound. Pippi is a Holland Lop, so she has the mooshy pug face, and when she is in deep rest, she has this...
  11. Akzholedent

    My Fellow Rabbits...

    Pippi: Brandy! I'm so JEALOUS! I keep trying to get a bite of ham sandwich and popsicles, but the hoomins laugh at me, and hold it out of my reach! I even climb on the couch and on their faces, but they still don't give in... :-( Butterscotch: Spoiled living room rabbit... Pippi: Me? Spoiled...
  12. Akzholedent

    How to keep hay in and how many litter boxes?

    One thing I've found that helps contain the hay: I have a spare cardboard box with door holes that's large enough to go over the litter box. I put the hay in Pippi's litter box, then put the box on top. Pippi loves it. She has privacy to eat and use her box, and she has something else to climb...
  13. Akzholedent

    Best mat/flooring to protect house floors?

    I use a spare piece of non-fluffy carpeting underneath Pippi's xpen. She can scratch at it all she wants, but it's an indoor-outdoor carpet, and it's a bit too tough for her to dig through. :-) we do have a dig box for her, and she loooooves it. ^_^
  14. Akzholedent

    My Fellow Rabbits...

    Pippi: Raise my right ear?! I'm a lop, dude... I don't raise my ears unless the hoomin sticks them up for me. Ellie: Haha.... you can't lift your ears? How weird... Butterscotch: Yeah. I have helicopter ears, and I can still raise mine up. You're just making excuses, Pippi. Pippi: ...
  15. Akzholedent

    Scared out of getting a 2nd rabbit

    I absolutely agree with Blue Eyes. Some rabbits can be very picky with who they bond with. Our Holland Lop, Pippi, absolutely hates Butterscotch and Ellie (our two rescued meat rabbits). Pippi gets super territorial if I even SMELL like Butterscotch and Ellie. So, we've had to build a separate...
  16. Akzholedent

    Help!! Missing fur on sole of feet!

    Pippi was starting to lose fur on her feet too, so I figured it was probably the carpet under her xpen... she now has a blanket that I keep in her usual laying spot (she has an igloo bed, but hardly uses it. She prefers to sleep directly in front of her door. Lol). I fold the blanket several...
  17. Akzholedent

    Why is my bunny all of a sudden rude to me? Lol

    What you could do, if you're intent on the less messy bowl, is keep both bowls in his house, with the food divided between the two. Or just put his treats in the screw-on bowl. Make him see that the new bowl is a good thing, and I'm sure he'll warm up to it. ^_^
  18. Akzholedent

    Not been on for awhile

    Understandable... it took years of doctors trying to figure my problem out, and it turns out my thyroid doesn't do what it's supposed to... so that is on top of my mysterious migraine issue (6 years of migraines every day...)... so I totally understand... my dad was diagnosed with prostate...
  19. Akzholedent

    Not been on for awhile

    I hope you are feeling better! That's great news about the buns, and I hope they continue getting along. ^_^ We've missed you around here, but we also understand that life happens. :-/ *shrugs* it is what it is, I guess. :-) Glad to see you back!!!
  20. Akzholedent

    Cleaning old Pee stain ?

    I have this "cage cleaner" spray that's supposed to help get rid of things like that.. I would think most animal urine cleaning sprays would work.
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