Based on the results found in the present study, the topical administration of the combination of dinotefuran, pyriproxyfen and permethrin was shown to be effective in controlling artificially flea infestations in rabbits.
What flea and tick medicine is safe for rabbits?
If your pet is suffering from fleas, the safest and most effective product for rabbits over 8 weeks of age is Advantage® II, a topical medication containing imidacloprid. You can purchase this medication from your veterinarian, a local pet store, or online.
What can I use to get rid of fleas on my rabbit?
Thoroughly comb your bunny’s fur, and dip the comb in warm soapy water or alcohol to drown the fleas. Be sure to rinse the comb before applying it to your bunny again. In more severe cases, you can implement a rabbit-safe topical solution, which includes Advantage®, Revolution® (Stronghold® in Europe), or Program®.
How do you treat mites in rabbits?
The two most common medications used for treating mites in rabbits are ivermectin and Revolution (selamectin). Ivermectin is an injectable medication, and Revolution is a topical medication. Both of these medications require a prescription from your veterinarian.
Can you use flea and tick spray on rabbits?
There are several flea and tick medications which, in my experience, have appeared safe and effective against fleas in rabbits, such as Advantage for cats and Revolution. In most instances, I choose to use Revolution because recommended dosing has been established for rabbits.
How do you get rid of fleas on rabbits naturally?
Apple Cider Vinegar: Using 1 part vinegar and 1 part water the rabbit can be sprayed with the mixture and rubbed in to their fur to get rid of flea infestation. As a preventative measure you can add about 1 Tablespoon of apple cider vinegar per 1 Gallon of water to your rabbits daily water supply.
Do bunnies need flea medicine?
Because fleas affect dogs and cats, all animals in the house should be treated. There are no rabbit-specific drugs for managing fleas. All products used are for dogs and cats, and their use in rabbits is described as ‘off label.
Does apple cider vinegar help with fleas?
While Apple Cider Vinegar does not kill fleas, it may repel them because fleas dislike its smell and taste. One of the most simple ways to use this natural flea repellent is to make a solution out of equal parts apple cider vinegar and water.
Can rabbits get fleas from hay?
Obviously, if your rabbit spends time in your backyard, they can catch fleas in the grass. Additionally, your bun’s barn stored hay may contain fleas. In addition you may bring in fleas in the hay you purchase of in bulk food from some pet stores.