URGENT CONCERNS:
Anandoned, Cruelty or Neglect

If you have found an abandoned rabbit, or are aware of a case of potential cruelty or neglect, please call us on 0141 280 3272 for assistance.

Where possible we will look to assist with rescuing the rabbit and finding a temporary or permanent home for the rabbit following any emergency care or treatment that may be required.

It is a criminal offence to abandon an animal, and in such cases we will also report the case to relevant authorities and assist with providing enough detail and evidence to pursue a prosecution.

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Help For Rescue or Rehoming
Your Rabbits

Rescue Services are for SCOTLAND only!

Need Help With Rehoming?

If you need our help to provide your rabbits care and to find them a new, permanent home with one of our adopters, please get in touch today.

Why pick Beloved Rabbits for rehoming your rabbit?

  • No judgement – only you can understand your circumstances and why you can no longer continue to care for your rabbit(s). Our priority is to be there to offer the support you need.
  • Range of environments for your rabbits – whether its outdoors or indoors, our foster care network allows us to provide loads of space and meet the needs of your rabbit(s).
  • Full vet health check and veterinary care – via our partnered vets we will ensure you rabbit(s) are given all the routine and emergency veterinary care they require from neutering, vaccinations, dental procedures and much, much more.
  • Homechecked Adopters – every adopter has to go through our detailed homecheck procedure to ensure that your rabbit(s) will be rehomed to a family offering loads of space, the perfect diet and lifetime of love.
  • Supporting Bonding – our adoption policy promotes keeping rabbits in pairs and small groups to meet their need for social interaction, unless there are medical reasons why this would not be appropriate for your rabbit. Adopters get full bonding support to ensure rabbits are happily and safely bonded together in their new homes.
  • We are always here – if things don’t go to plan, and an adopter’s circumstances change, your rabbit(s) are returned to Beloved Rabbits to continue their positive rehoming experience.
  • We do not have salaries to cover – all the money donated to us goes directly on rabbit welfare activity.

It’s worth the wait

Rabbits, the UK's 3rd most popular pet, are also the most abandoned, neglected and misunderstood pet in Britain. As a result, we are often full, and so may need to add you to our waiting list for rehoming.

However, we always review your circumstances and prioritise our list based on need, so please do not let that put you off submitting a request for help. As soon as we are able to offer you support, we will be in touch to make further arrangements.

Click here to submit your rehoming request now.

Rehoming Assistance Programme

Demand is very high for rescue and rehoming, meaning some lower priority request may have several weeks or months to wait on an available space within our network.

At Beloved Rabbits we've developed our Rehoming Assistance Programme, which will run in parallel with our normal waiting list and foster care network to offer owners and adopters other options to find rabbits in need their perfect forever homes.

Rehoming Criteria:

  • You must give us your details, including name, address and contact telephone number. You will be asked to provide as much information as you can about the pet, including medical history.
  • You may be required to allow us to visit you at your home to check on the rabbit(s) and to take photographs as appropriate, prior to us being able to remove the rabbit(s) from your home.
  • You must be willing to continue to provide adequate care for your rabbit(s) until such time as we have identified a foster carer vacancy.
  • You must be contactable and be willing to arrange a collection time or drop-off within 48 hours notice.
  • We will offer you an opportunity to make a donation upon surrendering your rabbit(s). Donations are optional, but we would ask you to consider our costs in terms of transport, administration, veterinary fees, food, bedding & equipment which are required to allow us to offer the service. Our costs can range on average from £60-£200 depending on circumstances.

Need Help With Rehoming?

If you need our help to provide your rabbits care and to find them a new, permanent home with one of our adopters, please get in touch today.

How space is allocated:

Due to very high demand for these services, we will add your request to our waiting list.  We do prioritise our waiting list based on the circumstances you have explained to us within your request.  However, waiting times can vary significantly from a matter of days to a number of months depending on the availability of foster carers and other factors affecting the rescue.

We have three methods of offering space to people on the waiting list:

  1. Foster Space Allocated Based on Priority.  Our main approach is to prioritise the waiting list based on the needs of the owner. When your request reaches the top of our waiting list, you will be invited to make arrangements to have the rabbits brought in to the rescue. This can either be done via an appointment for you to bring the rabbits to us or an appointment for one of our volunteers to collect the rabbits from you (dependent on volunteer availability). In this scenario, there is usually time to plan the appointment as appropriate.
  2. Foster Space Allocated Based on Priority.  Due to logistical reasons within our rescue, primarily related to transfer of rabbits within our foster care network, we sometimes have spaces that need to be filled at short notice. In this situation, we provide an invite to a number of owners on the waiting list asking them to bring their rabbits to us (often same-day). Appointments are offered on a first-come-first-served basis in this scenario. When all appointments are booked, or if owners are unable to attend, this does not affect their position on our waiting list.
  3. Rehoming Assistance Programme.  Initially the rabbits will remain within your care whilst we advertise them to our approved adopters.  When selected for adoption we will make arrangements to have the rabbits brought in to the rescue. This can either be done via an appointment for you to bring the rabbits to us or an appointment for one of our volunteers to collect the rabbits from you (dependent on volunteer availability). In this scenario, there is usually time to plan the appointment as appropriate.

Should your circumstances change and you feel your request is more urgent, please get back in touch.

Likewise, should you manage to find a home for your rabbit through alternative means, please do let us know so we can remove you from the waiting list and help other people faster.

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