On and Off Rabbit Diarrhea
(London, UK )
One of my rabbits gets diarrhea on and off all the time....he's a half house rabbit - we keep him in the hutch sometimes when his brother is out (they don't get on) and half the time he lives in the house.
Will try out the suggested Benebac & giving him more hay but if anyone else has advice please let me know.
Your plan should definitely help, but I'm suspecting there is something you're feeding it that isn't quite okay for him (not a criticism). Curious that its brother doesn't have any problems...? You did not elaborate what you're currently feeding the rabbit, but you could try a little test.
Part of the Benebac/hay plan is removing all food other than the hay for 24-48 hours. Once the rabbit is doing fine, add back into the diet the rabbit pellets and see how the rabbit does. Then, one by one, add in any people-food one at a time, at a few days interval, and see if the diarrhea comes back.
You never know - it might be the food, or it could be the pesticides ON the food.
Lastly, depending on the age of the animal, there may be a chance that the problem is a symptom of a more catastrophic health situation, like cancer or gut abscess. Doubt it, but I suppose it's possible. I sincerely hope everything works out okay!