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VRRA is against cruelty or neglect of rabbits whether they be house pets or farm animals. Not all the views expressed by articles presented on this page are necessarily those of VRRA.

Do you believe rabbits or other animals should be sold as livestock in pet stores? Send your comments, opinions or stories to rescue@vrra.org
Are you aware of rabbit dumping sites in your area? If so, e-mail rescue@vrra.org and help VRRA address the issue.

Changes to the Cruelty to Animals Act - read here.
Pet Store Rabbits.
Many rabbits are purchased on impulse from pet stores. Children and adults see the cute baby bunnies and want one without thinking about how to properly care for them or what exactly they are supporting by buying one. Where do these bunnies come from and what often happens to them? Some are impulse purchases that quickly wear out their welcome. (Read Leo's story) Some even end up back in the pet store! (Read Samantha's story)

Rabbit fur is for rabbits!

Fur Bearer Defenders - A non profit society working to stop the use of cruel traps.

Why rabbits should not be declawed.

Many companies test their products on rabbits. For a list of the products to boycott go here.

Interested in the protection of all animals? Visit these sites:

Vancouver Humane Society - Dedicated to the humane treatment of animals

People For The Ethical Treatment Of Animals - February campaign
There is no excuse for fur!

The Humane Society of the United States - Promoting the Protection of All Animals

Animal Protection Institute - Advocating for animals since 1968

Rabbits Revealed

Canadian Federation of Humane Societies - The source for animal welfare information in Canada

World Society for the Protection of Animals

In Defense of Animals
working to protect the rights, welfare and habitat of animals

All Creatures
Working for a Peaceable Kingdom for Humans, Animals, and the Environment
Animal Exploitation Photo Gallery