A recent news story out of Minnesota highlights a potentially serious problem in many suburban communities around the US: pet rabbits, acquired during the pandemic, are being abandoned outdoors and are now multiplying. According to Debbie Mans, the CEO of Rabbit Rescue of Minnesota, the number of abandoned rabbits she’s now seeing is unprecedented. Photographs … Continue reading Video: Abandoned Pet Rabbits a Growing Problem in Many Neighborhoods
While most of our Success Stories are dogs and cats, we've also helped other pets, like this big beauty, a 5 year old Rex rabbit named Treasure Trove! Treasure needed emergency surgery to repair a severe wound. His mom is a disabled senior living on a fixed income and had difficulty coming up with the … Continue reading Meet FACE Success Story Treasure Trove!
What’s cuter than a dog, cat, bunny, or other pet getting a case of the zoomies and sprinting around the house or yard? It’s fun to see our pets having those sudden bursts of energy. Did you know they have a scientific name? Technically speaking, zoomies are known as frenetic random activity periods (FRAPs). José … Continue reading A Vet Explains Your Pet’s “Zoomies”
You're invited to join FACE and Jennifer Lee, the Executive Director of the San Diego House Rabbit Society, for a free webinar on Friday, March 19, 2021 at 4:00-5:00 p.m. (Pacific time) on Zoom. The webinar will cover rabbit ownership and rabbit handling. We will also discuss an issue of concern here in the western … Continue reading Join Us for a Free Webinar on Rabbit Care
Researchers at the Royal Veterinary College in the UK conducted a study which found that the health and well-being of domestic rabbits improves when they are housed with a companion. Animal welfare advocates report that this is significant because about half of pet rabbits are housed singly. The study looked at rabbits living in a … Continue reading Study Shows Pet Rabbits Do Better in Pairs