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Pet Rabbit Welfare Guidance

Pet Rabbit Welfare Guidance

Friday, April 6, 2018

ISBN: 9781788516273

This document provides detailed information about the needs of pet rabbits and how to meet these needs in accordance with good practice.

Executive Summary

This guidance is intended for pet rabbit owners, others responsible for the care of pet rabbits, and anyone considering becoming a pet rabbit owner.

The guidance provides detailed information about the needs of pet rabbits, and how to meet these needs in accordance with good practice.

The guidance provides information on:

Section 1: Natural characteristics of rabbits

Section 2: Thinking about keeping rabbits

Section 3: The need for a suitable environment

Section 4: The need for a suitable diet

Section 5: The need to be able to exhibit normal behaviour patterns

Section 6: The need to be housed with, or apart from, other animals

Section 7: The need to be protected from suffering, injury and disease.