2023 Round Up

NFS Show 2023

There are many reasons rabbits are amongst the most neglected of pets and so much work to do to improve their welfare. As we say goodbye to 2023 and welcome 2024, we thought it would be helpful to share with you what we think are the main problems and how we’re trying to help. We […]

Scared of the Dark

The use of a live rabbit on the ‘Scared of the Dark’ tv programme was inappropriate as it is detrimental to the rabbit’s welfare. Rabbits are a social species, and being individually housed, as this rabbit was, is aversive. Rabbits spend the majority of their time with a companion when possible (e.g. Huls et al. […]

Last night’s Scared of the Dark involved a live rabbit.

https://www.channel4.com/programmes/scared-of-the-dark From 13 minutes.Danny Dyer said it himself, “poor little Thumper” If you would like to complain about this programme you can do it here:https://www.channel4.com/4viewers/contact-us

Why rabbit breeding regulations need to change

There is currently a severe lack of legislation for rabbit breeding, and the Rabbit Welfare Association & Fund intends to change that The UK’s leading rabbit welfare organisation, the Rabbit Welfare Association & Fund, is demanding changes in legislation to require rabbit breeders to be licensed. They have recently launched a petition asking for a […]

Preloved and RSPCA join Rabbit Welfare Association & Fund’s Breeding Amnesty Campaign

Leading online classified retailer prohibits sale of rabbits, as other charities join the call for legislation change as UK is gripped by rabbit welfare crisis The UK’s leading rabbit welfare organisation, the Rabbit Welfare Association & Fund1, has today announced that the RSPCA, Raystede Centre for Animal Welfare, Wood Green Pets Charity and Preloved, a […]

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