Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease Confirmed in Victoria

September 18, 2019 Two rabbits have been confirmed to have RHD type 2 virus by the BC Ministry – Director of Animal Health. What this means is all non-vaccinated rabbits are at risk – both the feral population and owned rabbits. We recommend bio security measures as previously described in our prior postings. We also […]

Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease Outbreak

March 15, 2018 There is currently an outbreak of Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease (RHD) type 2 in Nanaimo. The first cases were diagnosed at the beginning of March. A second outbreak has occurred last week and is confirmed to be RHD type 2. RHD is caused by a calicivirus. It is highly contagious and lethal in […]