At what age should rabbits be fixed?

The appropriate age to spay or neuter rabbits can vary depending on the specific circumstances and the recommendations of veterinarians. However, in general, rabbits are typically spayed or neutered when they reach sexual maturity, which is around 4 to 6 months of age for most breeds.

Spaying refers to the surgical removal of the female rabbit's uterus and ovaries, while neutering involves the removal of the male rabbit's testes. These procedures have several benefits, including preventing unwanted litters, reducing the risk of certain reproductive diseases such as uterine cancer and testicular tumors, and helping to manage behavioral issues such as aggression and spraying in males.

It's important to consult with a veterinarian who is experienced in rabbit care to determine the best timing for spaying or neutering your specific rabbit. They will consider factors such as the rabbit's overall health, breed, and individual development. It's also worth noting that female rabbits can become pregnant shortly after giving birth, so it's important to separate them from males or consider spaying them prior to giving birth to prevent unwanted pregnancies.

Remember, spaying or neutering should always be performed by a qualified veterinarian who is knowledgeable about rabbit surgeries and can provide proper post-operative care for your rabbit.

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