how to treat fleas on rabbit?

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by klf73, Jul 12, 2011.

  1. klf73

    klf73 Mad Scientist

    Jun 1, 2008
    I have fleas.....well, the rabbit does. Poor thing is in the house...dogs brought in fleas, house cats caught fleas, and now poor rabbit has them. I did frontline on the 3 dogs and two cats...not sure how to treat the rabbit?
  2. 4 the Birds

    4 the Birds Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 15, 2010
    Westfield, Indiana
    Give your rabbit a bath using dawn liquid soap. This is what we use to treat dogs and especially pregnant infested dogs that cannot be in contact with chemical sprays. :)
  3. welasharon

    welasharon Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 28, 2010
    North Florida
    I don't remember if I was told I could or not...but I put advantage (the old kind not the plus) on mine.
  4. Sachasmom

    Sachasmom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 1, 2009
    Upstate NY
    I think one of the flea meds is safe for rabbits, the other is not?

    You can get a shampoo or spray that is safe for kittens/cats and use that. Or just go get a flea comb and start picking them off.

    You'll probably need to spray your house to get rid of them tho?
  5. ashleylancaster

    ashleylancaster Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 22, 2011
    I Also Have A Rabbit And It Says Not To Give Them A Bath Inless They Are Use To Getting Bathed From A Young Age Cause It Can Stress Them Out And Kill Them. I Just Used A Flea Comb Before It Got To Bad.

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by