Tips on Preventing Hairballs

Hairballs can cause serious illness in rabbits. By taking measures to prevent hairballs from forming, you can help reduce the risk of illness in your rabbit. Frequent brushing will help diminish the amount of hair your rabbit ingests. Many rabbit owners also recommend papaya tablets or pineapple juice supplements. The enzymes in these fruits can help breakdown ingested hair. Offering free choice good quality hay can also help promote gastrointestinal health.

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