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Doxycycline is on Medirabbit’s safe antibiotics-list.
The dosages Medirabbit gives are:
Doxycycline
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2.5 mg/kg bid (twice per 24 hours) Per Oral route (by mouth)

or

4 mg/kg sid (once per 24 hours) also per oral route (by mouth)
http://www.medirabbit.com/Safe_medication/Antibiotics/Safe_antibiotics.htm

It’s a broad-spectrum antibiotics meaning it will kill a wide variety of bacteria.

Bordetella bronchiseptica is one of the most common “rabbit-cold”-bacteria. It’s more common in Guinea pigs. It’s sensitive to Baytril, so I’m guessing the other type of bacteria isn’t, hence the Doxy.