Adopt a rabbit
Can you offer a forever home to a rabbit in our care?
There are estimated to be around 1.2 million rabbits kept as pets in the UK [PDSA Animal Wellbeing Report 2015].
There are many different breeds and varieties of rabbit, varying in size, body shape and personality. Typically, they live for 8-12 years, but some may live for longer.
In 2015 alone, we rescued 4,600 rabbits. We have hundreds of rabbits who are all looking for new homes. Take a look at our find a pet page to see all the rabbits available for rehoming.
The biology and behaviour of pet rabbits is very similar to that of wild rabbits. This means they have very complex needs.
There's no one ‘perfect’ way to care for all rabbits because every rabbit and every situation is different. It is up to you how you look after your rabbit, but you must take reasonable steps to ensure that you meet all his/her needs.
Pet rabbits are related to the wild European rabbit, the biology and behaviour of pet rabbits is very similar to that of their wild cousins. Why not read our information on ensuring your rabbit has a suitable place to live?
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