Similar to humans and other animals that have teeth it is of great essence to take care of the lionhead’s denture. This doesn’t mean that you have to brush their teeth once in a while. This is almost impossible and also not recommended since. There are however some methods to prevent dental diseases.
Prevent dental diseases
It is better to prevent dental diseases than to cure them. How do these dental problems occur? They can occur if your lionhead rabbit doesn’t eat enough hay and or other vegetables. This is due to the fact that their teeth grow very rapidly. Eating enough hay makes sure that their teeth wear out. The most frequent heard problem is; overgrown molars. You can easily check whether this is the case by checking their molars on a weekly base. If you experience that they look somewhat overgrown contact a vet as soon as possible. It is of great essence that these problems are rapidly treated before they evaluate in even bigger dental issues.
Do you have concerns?
If you have the feeling that something is wrong with the teeth of your lionhead abbit do not hesitate with seeing a vet. It is better to detect and possible diseases in an early stage. If your lionhead keeps having dental issues without you knowing about it there might arise other problems such as extreme pain and infections.
Examine their denture
As previously mentioned it might be wise to examine their dental health on a weekly base. Since their teeth grow very rapidly additional problems can also arise within a short period. Please note that it might be hard to check their denture since the lionhead probably won’t cooperate. Be gentle and quickly examine their denture within a couple of seconds because it could be irritating for your rabbit. Do you have a tip or an easy method to check their teeth without being inconvenient for the rabbit please let us know so that we can add it to tis page. You can reach to us by sending an e-mail or fill in the contact form.