Story: Veterinary services

Vaccinating Bun Bun

Vaccinating Bun Bun

Pet rabbits need protection against rabbit haemorrhagic disease (RHD), which is common among wild rabbits. Pet rabbit Bun Bun was taken to the Lower Hutt Animal Hospital in August 1997 for vaccination, much to the concern of her owner, five-year-old Leto Sheils.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP/1997/3485/29
Photograph by Melanie Burford

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How to cite this page:

Hamish Mavor and Bob Gumbrell, 'Veterinary services - Urban vets', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 23 January 2022)

Story by Hamish Mavor and Bob Gumbrell, published 24 Nov 2008