News and Events
** RHD2 has now been confirmed in several US states in both domestic and wild rabbits. Please click HERE for the latest developments and important information about keeping your rabbits protected.
Please be advised that due to COVID-19, we have temporarily paused home visits and visits to foster homes. We are still accepting applications and will begin the adoption process with the intent to schedule visits as soon as we are able to do so.
NYC Metro Newsletter
Click to view the latest issue of Thump, our bi-monthly newsletter. Read all about what's happening in our area chapter and get current rabbit care and health information.
Last year, we rescued Blaze from a terrible situation where he was being used as a magic show prop. He was living in filthy conditions, often without access to food or water. Blaze was underweight, had old injuries on his face, and at the time we took him in he had a badly broken leg that had gone completely untreated for an extended period of time.... Read More
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Rabbits are not toys to fill children’s Easter baskets. A devastating majority of rabbits purchased as Easter gifts die before their first birthday due to improper care, and many others end up in already-overcrowded shelters and foster homes after the excitement wears off and the reality of caring for a living being sets in.
Rabbits have special care needs and a life expectancy of over 10 years. They require a spacious indoor home and vet care from a rabbit-savvy vet. They are fragile and do not like to be picked up, so are seldom suitable for children and absolutely never appropriate as a “starter pet.”
Wild Rabbit Contacts
Rabbit Rescue & Rehab works only with domestic rabbits. For assistance with wild rabbits, contact a specialized wildlife rehabilitator. Follow the links below for New York state contacts and for additional information.
Join Our Team!
There are many ways to help rabbits! Whether you would like to help with rabbit care, fostering, fundraising, or have another skill you'd like to share with us, we'd love to hear from you! Learn how you can make a difference in the lives of rabbits awaiting their forever homes in our section on VOLUNTEERING