Rabbits remain one of the most popular pets, particularly for children. But what do rabbits need to be happy? What do they really like to eat?

Read our ‘Caring for rabbits’ leaflet for advice including:

  • Why rabbits should not be kept alone or with guinea pigs
  • Descriptions of normal rabbit behaviour
  • What makes a good rabbit home

Keeping a lone rabbit in a tiny hutch at the end of the garden? You need to download this leaflet now:

Caring for rabbits.pdf

Print copies of this leaflet are available to order. Email your address and how many copies you need to enquiries@animalwelfarefoundation.org.uk. Leaflets are free but we request donations to help us with the production and postage costs. 


Animal Welfare Act

Do you understand your legal responsibilities if you have a pet or look after animals?

more pet education info

We're working with other animal welfare charities and organisations to educate children about caring for animals 

Thinking of buying a puppy?

Use the AWF/RSPCA Puppy Contract