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charlie82
30-04-2009, 03:34 PM
I had my friends lop bunny here for five weeks, and it turns out he has ear mites. I'm concerned that he may have caught it from mine, although I have no idea how to tell if they have them!

I've checked their ears and they are perfectly clean.. I was trying bond him with a foster bun and her ears are very clean also. :?

While chip was here he didn't itch his ears once, so I had no idea that he had them, and it makes me wonder how you actually can tell if they have them!

lilbun
30-04-2009, 05:40 PM
With ear mites the bun will usually be scratching and shaking her head, and there is normally some dark crusty wax present: the vet can check this under the microscope for mites :)