Arthritic rabbit swims to relieve pain

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An arthritic rabbit in Hampshire, England, swims to ease her arthritic pain, People Magazine reported.

The rabbit, named Heidi, is 4 years old and has arthritis in her hips and knees. Since horses and dogs also use hydrotherapy, Heidi’s veterinarian suggested she swim twice a week, seven minutes at a time.

The rabbit wears a life jacket in a heated pool.

“None of us thought she would tolerate one minute in the water, but in her first session, she took to it very quickly,” said Amanda Williams, Heidi’s owner.

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