Vet hospital in Middletown to hold RHDV2 vaccine clinics

MIDDLETOWN, CT (WFSB) – A veterinary hospital in Middletown will start hosting vaccine clinics to help protect pet rabbits against Rabbit Hemorrhag...

September 21, 2022
6:06 AM

MIDDLETOWN, CT (WFSB) – A veterinary hospital in Middletown will start hosting vaccine clinics to help protect pet rabbits against Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease Virus (RHDV2).RHDV2 is a highly contagious rabbit disease. The animal disease was recently found at a residence in Hartford County, according to the state.Pieper Veterinary at 730 Randolph Road in Middletown will hold vaccine clinics Wednesdays from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.'This virus spreads rapidly among both wild and domestic rabbits and hares, and can survive and be carried on surfaces such as shoes, tires, insects, bedding, food, and more.

Evan Sobol