Rabbits can make wonderful small animal additions to most homes, they are incredibly inquisitive and endearing animals. Looking after a rabbit is not a commitment that should be undertaken lightly, they do need plenty of care, but with the right diet and living conditions, there is every reason that your rabbit should be able to live a very healthy and happy life. Unless you choose to keep your rabbit as a house rabbit, then they will be outside most of the time and subjected to the same parasites as cats and dogs, namely fleas, mites and ticks. A regular grooming routine should help you to spot the first signs of an issue so that you can treat your rabbit before it becomes more serious. An infestation can be distressing for your rabbit, making their skin itchy and possibly leading to an infection. Fortunately, early detection means early treatment which can really help your pet.