Myxomatosis Outbreaks!

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Myxomatosis Outbreaks!

A Press Release by The Pet Directory - February 2011

Outbreaks of Myxomatosis are occurring across Australia. This is a warning to protect your rabbits from mosquitoes and fleas.

Outbreaks of Myxomatosis are occurring across Australia.
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Some precautions you can take are:

  • Bring your pet rabbits inside at dusk
  • Burn mosquito coils around cages
  • Wrap outdoor cages in flyscreen fabric
  • Apply Advantage for Puppies & Dogs up to 4kg monthly (use the whole tube on back of rabbit’s neck)
    For more information call Bayer on 02 9391 6000

Visit the Myxomatosis Hotline for more information and locations of outbreaks.

Read The Pet Directory report on Myxomatosis and the current political situation relating to the legalisation of the Myxomatosis vaccine for use by vets on pet domestic rabbits in Australia.


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