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European First: Lecturer Appointed for Rabbit Medicine and Surgery

Tuesday, February 10th, 2009

Brigitte Reusch is the first lecturer appointed in all of Europe who will cover rabbit medicine and surgery. Reusch will teach veterinary students this specialized topic at the Royal School of Veterinary Studies in Edinburgh, Scotland. She will also run a rabbit clinic.

The appointment reflects the growing popularity of rabbits as pets. Hopefully, awareness of rabbit health will continue to spread worldwide.

For more information, see: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/scotland/edinburgh_and_east/7878548.stm

Giant Rabbit Finally Finds Home

Friday, August 15th, 2008

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After eating two sets of owners out of house and home, Roo, a European giant rabbit, was sent back to a pet shop in Scotland.

According to Tracy Simpson, a staff member, “Her new owners thought they were buying an animal similar to a cat who would come and sit on their lap and quietly move around the house. But Roo isn’t like that. She’s full of life and because her teeth never stop growing, she likes to munch on things. That didn’t go down well.”

Fortunately, Roo has found a suitable home with one of the staff from the pet shop who is happy to accommodate Roo’s personality and habits.

For more info:
http://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/news-feed/2008/08/14/jabba-the-hutch-86908-20696403/
http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/top-stories/2008/08/14/picture-the-monster-rabbit-the-size-of-a-dog-115875-20696552/