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Is a rabbit right for me Owner Factsheet

Rabbits are now the third most popular pet animal in the UK. TV programmes like Pet RescueandAnimal Hospital and organisations like the British House Rabbit Association are educating people about responsible rabbit ownership. This is resulting in a change in attitude from the rabbit as pet confined to a hutch at the bottom of the garden to one which is as much a part of the family as a dog or cat.

Why do I want a rabbit?

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Reason No. 1: Rabbits are cute and cuddly

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Reason No. 2: Rabbits don't need much looking after

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Reason No. 3: Rabbits make ideal pets for children

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Reason No. 4: A rabbit will keep our guinea-pig company

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Reason No. 5: Rabbits don't take up much space

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Reason No. 6: Rabbits are cheap to keep

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