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  • Are you the right kind of person to live with a rabbit? Would a rabbit be the right pet for you? Rabbits make wonderful companions for the right people.
    • Are you patient?
    • Have a sense of humor?
    • Do you enjoy watching the movements and learning the language of another species?
    • Does your schedule include plenty of time at home?
    • Are you comfortable spending a lot of time on the floor?
    • Are you not overly fussy with your furniture?
    The House Rabbit Society has many wonderful bunnies many rescued from euthanasia at the animal shelter- available for adoption. Contact your local House Rabbit Society chapter to find out if you are the right person to provide a special home for a special rabbit.

    Basic Facts

    • Rabbits can be litterbox trained
    • They can live to be 7-10 years old
    • Rabbits are inquisitive, sociable animals.
    • They make wonderful indoor companions.
    • Rabbits can purr when contented.
    • Like cats and dogs, rabbits need to be spayed or neutered to improve health and behavior.
    • Unlike other pets, most rabbits do not like to be held. They prefer to sit beside you.
    • Rabbits like to play with toys, such as cardboard boxes, wire cat balls, hard plastic baby keys, untreated willow baskets.
    • Rabbits need to have things of their own to chew on (or they might nibble on your stuff).
    • Rabbits need to be protected from predators, poisons, temperature extremes, electrical cords, and rough handling.

    House Rabbit Society is a nonprofit rescue and education group.
    We welcome your feedback and appreciate your donations. Please join today!