Clinical signs are rarely seen due to the dramatic effect of the disease and sudden death is the most reported finding. It is not uncommon for these sudden deaths to not be reported to the practice if owners aren’t requesting post-mortem examination or cremation.
The vaccination can be given from 10 weeks of age with an onset of immunity of 1 week, with annual boosters for both recommended. The vaccine can only be given to healthy rabbits.
The cost of the vaccinations are;
Rabbit vaccination course £50 (Myxo-RHD and RHD-2 given ~2 weeks apart in either order)