Can Rabbits Get Covid-19? – Rabbit Pros

Can Rabbits Get Covid-19?

After a rabbit friend asked me if their pet bunny could get Coronavirus, I did a bunch of research, including digging through the CDC website.

Can Pet Rabbits Get Coronavirus?

There are no reported cases of domestic rabbits getting Covid-19. The CDC does report some cases of Coronavirus in both cats and dogs, but none in pet rabbits.

Do Your Own Rabbit & Corona-virus Research

We’re all worried about how Covid-19 might affect our pet bunnies and if there is any risk of the virus passing between humans and rabbits.

As far as I can tell, there the risk is quite low, but I’m not a medical professional.

If you want to do your own research about Rabbits & Covid-19, here are to great resources to start with.

US Centers for Disease Control & PreventionOpens in a new tab. – Linked directly to their Pets & Covid-19 Information.

The World Organization for Animal HealthOpens in a new tab. – Linked directly to their Animals & Covid-19 Data.

If you find more up to date information about Covid & Bunnies, please let me know in the comments below.



My name is Stacey Davis, and I and my family had rabbits for decades. Here on we share our love of rabbits, our experience, and lots of research to help you enjoy your pet bunny even more and as stress-free as possible.

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