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Rabbit Reproductive Disease and How to Neuter

Presented by Dr Sophie Jenkins BVetMed PgC EAS CertExAP MRCVS

About the webinar

A webinar to cover the basis of why we neuter rabbits, photographic guide on how to neuter, and reproductive diseases that can occur in rabbits.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand why do we neuter rabbits?
  • Understand why we don’t just neuter one of a bonded opposite pair?
  • Understand how to neuter a male rabbit
  • Understand how to neuter a female rabbit
  • Understand the reproductive diseases that can occur in both male and female rabbits

About the speaker

Dr Sophie Jenkins BVetMed PgC EAS CertExAP MRCVS

Dr Sophie Jenkins BVetMed PgC EAS CertExAP MRCVS, Advanced Practitioner in Zoological Medicine, is a Veterinary Surgeon based in South Wales. Sophie graduated from the Royal Veterinary College in 2008. She went on to follow her passion for exotic animals and gained a General Practitioner Certificate in Exotic Animal Practice in 2011. In 2016 , Sophie completed a PgC in Exotic Animal Studies and was subsequently granted status as Advanced Practitioner in Zoological Medicine. Sophie gives CPD talks / lectures to Vets and Nurses on exotic medicine and surgery. Sophie is a Gold member of the Rabbit Welfare Association and Fund. Sophie was recently awarded the Burgess excel Winner of Rabbit Vet of the Year 2020.

Sophie owns and runs Origin Vets Clinic in South Wales. Sophie offers first and second Veterinary opinion as well as referrals for reptiles, rabbits, small mammals, birds, amphibians and fish. Sophie’s exotic vet work covers rabbits to rhinos, sugar gliders to skunks, chameleons to camels as well as birds such African greys, owls, falconry species, and also amphibians, fish and inverts.

Sophie has over 25 years experience of keeping and breeding various reptiles including bearded dragons, multiple species of chameleons and several species of geckos. Sophie has 1 rescue cat, 2 large fish tanks, including a Discus set up and a gourami set up, a rescue Horsfield Tortoise and a rescue Bearded dragon. Sophie also has a big soft spot for Rabbits and currently has 5 rescue Lionheads.