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Some advice please - urination problem

Discussion in 'Rabbits' started by Peachy, May 16, 2010.


  1. Peachy

    Peachy PetForums Newbie

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    We have a fully entire male rabbit, who is approx 2 years old, and lives in the house with us (although is caged unless we're at home - when he is allowed to run free in the same room as us). When in his cage he has recently started kicking out and spraying urine which as you can imagine is not over pleasant - and my concern is the embarrassment if he does it when we have guests over!!

    Can anyone advise reasons why he might be doing this, and whether having him 'cut' might help...

    Thanks!
     
  2. hazyreality

    hazyreality PetForums VIP

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    Having him neutered will definately help! lol.
    He is scent marking/spraying which is all to do with homones, is he getting growly or stroppy at all?
    The "cut" may not stop it 100% but it will stop most of it!

    *Heidi*
     
  3. Peachy

    Peachy PetForums Newbie

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    No he's not grumpy at all, just started spraying, for apparently no reason. I assumed it was a scent marking thing, dont want to have him cut (is he too old at 2??) but if its the only way...
     
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    hazyreality PetForums VIP

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    He's not too old at all, rescues do it to all the animals that go in, regardless of age, I think thats the only way you are going to solve it unfortunately. I have had both neutered and un-neutered. My neutered's dont spray at all, but the un-neutereds always did!

    *Heidi*
     
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