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I am pretty sure my rabbit has all the signs of fur mites…

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I am pretty sure my rabbit has all the signs of fur mites (dandruff and bare spots). I have read that Revolution is what to use but I need a prescription. What can I use?

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. There are all sorts of infestations your rabbit can pick up. I'll have you talk to the Veterinarian who'll sort out what is wrong and help you decide what to do about it. What is your rabbit's name and age?

Her name is Potato. She is a two-year old Champagne De Argent and is 13.5 lbs.

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Potato?

No...she is otherwise a very healthy rabbit.

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Pet Specialist: PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse replied 1 month ago
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Pet Specialist: PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse replied 1 month ago

Good afternoon, JACustomer.

Ideally, an examination should be performed, as well as diagnostics to confirm the presence of fur mites. Revolution can be dispensed or dosed, then, if this is what Potato has. If not, you may wind up wasting more money than an examination and treatment may cost.

If you must treat from home, use this page: http://vgr1.com/revolution/ for information and obtain revolution from a website that does not require prescription like this one: https://www.deadfleaz.com/buy/revolution-heartworm-flea-for-cats-blue.html You will want to have a current weight on her at the time of dosing to be sure she is still at 13.5# ***** Her treatment may be unsuccessful if her weight is off by even a moderate amount.

If you need help finding a vet who can see her, let me know. I'll need your city and state.

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