House Rabbit Society is now holding open RHDV vaccination clinics. The vaccine we are using is the RHDV2 vaccine by Medegene labs. This is a 2-shot vaccine series comprised of the initial vaccination and a booster vaccination 21 days later. BOTH shots are required for vaccine efficacy. Full efficacy for this vaccine is 14 days after the second shot. To learn more about the vaccine, visit Medgene’s RHDV page.
Upon scheduling the initial vaccine, clients will be automatically scheduled for the booster vaccine day. Clients who sign up for the initial vaccine MUST return for the booster vaccination. The booster vaccination clinic will be between 3:30 pm and 4:30 pm on the Wednesday 21 days following the first vaccination. Do not sign up for the vaccine clinic if you can not make both appointments.
The cost is $50 ($25 per shot). Payment for the vaccine is taken upon scheduling the appointment and can not be refunded.
At this time, HRS can not provide wellness exams.
For additional RHDV vaccine options, contact a local veterinary clinic listed on our Rabbit Veterinary List.
How to Sign Up
–Fill out our intake form – This allows us to generate your vaccine certificate. Fill out the intake form here.
–Reserve a spot for the clinic – One reservation per rabbit. Please make additional reservations for each rabbit in the household. Make a reservation here.
What to Expect
When you arrive at the House Rabbit Society Headquarters (148 Broadway, Richmond), enter the outdoor clinic through the back parking lot gate located on 25th street. Depending on arrival time, you may have to wait several minutes in line in order to pull into the gate.
Please stay in your car at all times. A volunteer or staff member will hand you a vaccine waiver and bring your rabbit from your car to the clinic table.
Once your rabbit is vaccinated, we ask that you wait in the parking lot for 15 minutes to be sure there are no adverse effects of the vaccine before heading home.
Return 21 days later for the booster shot.
A vaccine certificate will to emailed to the address on file for your records the following day. If at any point you need another copy of the certificate, email [email protected].
2022 Vaccine Clinic Dates
Reservations are required. Please check the “How to Sign Up” section above for the reservation system link. One reservation per rabbit. This is how we know how many vaccines to prepare in advance.
January 2023 – 1st shot Wednesday 1/11 and booster shot Wednesday 2/1
February 2023 -1st shot Wednesday 2/1 and booster shot Wednesday 2/22
March 2023 – 1st shot Wednesday 3/1 and booster shot Wednesday 3/22
April 2023 – No Clinic
May 2023 – 1st shot Wednesday 5/3 and booster shot Wednesday 5/24
June 2023 – 1st shot Wednesday 6/7 and booster shot Wednesday 6/28