Tips for Keeping Cool

Summer Dangers

With the heat wave continuing, please remember any outdoor rabbits. Here is some advice from Richard Saunders BSc(Hons) BVSc MSB CBiol DZooMed (Mammalian) MRCVSRCVS Specialist in Zoo And Wild Animal Medicine Offer a water bowl so that they can get a better drink; they will drink more efficiently and faster this way, and that’s important […]

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. […]

Channel 4’s response is not acceptable, is it?

Next step, complain to Ofcom: This is our complaint to Ofcom: We have already raised a complaint with Channel 4, and had a response that claims that welfare was of paramount importance, this is clearly not the case. In their email they refer to “the licenced (sic.) company who cares for [the rabbits], in […]

Parliamentary Rabbit Photograph Competition

What's this competition about?

To improve rabbit welfare standards, we need to get the Government to take a more active stance on rabbit welfare issues. We’ve launched Parliamentary Rabbit Photograph Competition to gather supporters and raise awareness within Westminster about our cause. We are asked MPs, Lords and their staff to submit photographs of their pets, and we will […]

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