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Knotted bottom

Discussion in 'Rabbits' started by violets934, May 26, 2010.


  1. violets934

    violets934 PetForums Junior

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    Hi

    I have a continential giant rabbit and he has knots on his bottom just under his tail, we have tried combing them out with a flea comb (my husband has to hold him and I brush) but this really upsets him and we can only do it small amounts of time everyso often.
    Is there a easy way of doing this, do you think the vet will shave it???

    Pleaaase help :thumbup:
     
  2. Nicky10

    Nicky10 PetForums VIP

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    The vet should shave it or you could maybe cut it out
     
  3. violets934

    violets934 PetForums Junior

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    Thanks for your comment, yeah I could give the cutting out a try, failing that I will take him to the vet. :001_cool:
     
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    Nicky10 PetForums VIP

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    It is hard I had to do it a couple of weeks ago and mine is much smaller. But I think trying to groom it out would be far more painful
     
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    frags PetForums VIP

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    Try a comb that has 1 long tooth then a shorter tooth all the way along i think they are called detangler combs.
    Try a different way to do it, i put mine on a work top with there head towards my belly and bum facing away, i hold the fur back and comb it downwards.
     
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    emzybabe PetForums VIP

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    my george also hates having his tail brushed, plenty of parsley is usually enough to distract him tho, is his bum always clean? if theres no poo in it then its not going to harm him having a little bit of a notty bum
     
  7. violets934

    violets934 PetForums Junior

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    No his bottom is always very clean, just a knotted one :)
     
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