- Rabbit Awareness Week (RAW) 2019 campaign urges rabbit owners to "Protect and Prevent" against deadly and highly infectious virus strain, Rabbit Viral Haemorrhagic Disease 2 (RVHD2), following thousands of reports from distraught rabbits owners.
- Outbreaks of RVHD2 have been reported all over the UK. Death is caused by internal bleeding, meaning many owners don’t notice any symptoms before it’s too late.
- Vaccination is the only way to protect against the disease but less than 15% of pet rabbits in the UK are vaccinated against the disease.
LONDON, 09.04.19 – The 13th annual Rabbit Awareness Week (RAW) campaign will take place between June 1–9 and is urging rabbit owners to get their bunnies vaccinated against the outbreak of a deadly rabbit virus strain that is killing rabbits across the country.
Outbreaks of the highly infectious Rabbit Viral Haemorrhagic Disease type 2 (RVHD2) have now been reported across the...