Application to adopt a Rabbit

Adoption Fees

  • Rabbit - £20

(Average daily cost of care for all small animals at Raystede is in excess of £300)

Application Form

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Your home

Rabbits are social animals that enjoy the company of their own kind and we only home in pairs, unless the animal is to become part of an existing family unit.

Rabbits can live to the age of 12 years.

We expect you to take full responsibility for the welfare of your rabbit and that includes full vaccination for Myxomatosis and Viral Haemorrhagic Disease (VHD), with health checks annually.

Rabbits need a lot of room to be healthy and happy. Can you provide these minimum requirements?

Hutch of at least 180cmx60cmx60cm (6ft x 2ft x 2ft) (12sqft) for two medium / large rabbits

An enclosure of minimum (366cmx365cm) 12x12ft (144sqft) if it is to be their only outside space, and/or can you provide all day long access to a secure garden?

This equipment may cost more than £100 and must be in place before a home visit can be carried out.

Raystede Rabbits are Neutered, Vaccinated against Myxomatosis and Viral Haemorrhagic Disease (VHD), Home checked for suitability and come with 4 weeks free insurance which we strongly encourage you to continue.

Raystede seeks to rehome all the rabbits that come into its care. We try to match each rabbit to a suitable home, where it will be well cared for and happy for the rest of its life. Whilst every effort will be made to give you full and detailed information regarding the rabbit of your choice, we cannot guarantee it will be absolutely accurate.

If you choose rabbits from us we will require a home visit.

Thank you for your application

Please do let us know if you obtain a rabbit from elsewhere or change your mind so that we can cancel your application. Thank you.

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