Rabbits Kept Indoors Could Be Vitamin D Deficient

Vitamin D Deficiency Among Rabbits

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  • New research suggests that pet and laboratory rabbits who live indoors may suffer from vitamin D deficiency, which is thought to contribute to dental disease, heart problems, and a weakened immune system. The study, published in the American Journal of Veterinary Research, also demonstrated that regular exposure to artificial ultraviolet B light doubled rabbits’ serum vitamin D levels.

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