Residents are being advised there is a new strain of rabbit calicirius currently being released in Victoria.
The new strain of calicivirus is a variant of the existing calivicivirus already established and widespread in Victoria.
Pet rabbit owners should make sure animals' vaccinations are up-to-date to protect against the virus.
Residents are advised to follow the below vaccination protocols:
- Kittens: 4, 8, 12 weeks of age, then every 6 months
- Adults: 2 vaccinations 1 month apart, then every 6 month.
Visit your local vet clinic for more information