Rehome & Rescue
Sadly, sometimes circumstances change for Bunny Bunkhouse customers and we’re asked if we can help spread the word to find the perfect new forever home for much loved pets. Please find details below of the pets we know who are currently looking for new homes and more about local rescue centres:
As at January 2013:
BRACKEN - A single neutered and vaccinated male rabbit, fostered by the RSPCA in Godalming. Bracken is a lovely Dutch rabbit with broken markings. He is a very cheeky chappie, and is extremely friendly and lively. He loves being stroked on his head, and will groom your hand in return. Thought to be around 6 months old. Looking for a loving indoor or outdoor home with a spayed female - the foster carer will help bond the bunnies. For more information and the foster carer's contact details click here.
TOM & ANOUK - 6 year old male and femaled bonded pair. Both have been neutered and vaccinated and are looking for a loving forever home together. Anouk (on right in photo) is a dwarf lop and can be a little shy, Tom (on left) is friendly and sociable and loves to be stroked. They have always lived together. Came into the care of the RSPCA in Guildford after their owner could no longer care for them. For more information please click here.
More about rescue centres:
It’s estimated that at any one time there are over 30,000 rabbits and a similar number of guinea-pigs waiting in UK rescue centres for new homes. Bunny Bunkhouse is an avid supporter of rescues and always suggests enquirers contact rescue centres first rather than buy from pet shops or breeders. Even if you are looking for a specific breed or a baby pet, rescue centres can help because they often have a range of ages and breeds and if they don’t have the pet you’re looking for right now, they work alongside national organisations such as the RSPCA and other rescues around the country who might. Your perfect pet may not take as long to find as you think.
Rescue centres work hard at ensuring that the best possible ‘forever’ homes are found for pets and each have their own set of homing policies. As both rabbits and guinea-pigs are sociable animals they need to have company of their own kind and good rescue centres will offer bonding and advice on how to continue this process at home.
For an example of rehoming criteria, an outdoor safety leaflet and guide to bonding rabbits, please see the documents written by The Rabbit Crossing Rescue Centre below:
Rescues who offer a bonding service:
A bonding service is also offered by boarder Anna Hull at The Warren, Ifold nr. Guildford
Quick initial bonding offered and information provided for you to carry on the process at home:
National databases searchable by age, breed and location: