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Brachy rabbit - comparison
Three major animal welfare charities have united to send the message that that breeding cats and rabbits with exaggerated flat faces (short-faced or brachycephalic animals) can cause health and welfar...
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• New rabbit disease strain RVHD2 a growing killer
• RVHD2 not tackled by existing UK vaccine
• Rabbit Welfare Association (RWAF) introduces new anti-RVHD2 vaccine to UK

Richard Saunders
The UK's Rabbit Welfare Association (RWAF) is introducing a new anti-RVHD2 vaccine to UK, to tackle a wave of deaths among domestic rabbits caused by a new, lethal disease strain that is not covered b...
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Bring outdoor rabbits into an unheated room for satefy
As Britain continues to suffer saturating rain and galeforce winds, the Rabbit Welfare Association and Fund raises concerns about pet rabbits still being kept out of doors, despite adverse conditions.
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Animal Charity Burrowed Off by BBC

UK's Rabbit Welfare Assoc criticises BBC TV for its alleged sell-off of 'star' rabbits to pet shops...
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Terrible neglect, and sadly all too common
Summer means increasing sales of pet rabbits - the UK's Rabbit Welfare Association & Fund (RWAF) is asking parents to think carefully before choosing rabbits as pets, with a thought to what heppanes w...
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A single rabbit lives alone in a small hutch
The largest pet rabbit-dedicated charity in the UK, the RWAF, welcomes EU ban on animal testing of cosmetics but stresses that thousands of pet rabbits are still suffering in domestic environments thr...
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Rabbits abandonement increases to 67,000
A new survey from the UK's Rabbit Welfare Association shows that the number of unwanted rabbits has nearly doubled in recent years, leading to neglect, suffering and death.
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Binky Day 1st June
The government is promoting fitness for all in this Olympic year; so many rabbits suffer health problems because of bad diet and lack of space to exercise that the RWAF is also calling for fitness for...
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Binky Day for rabbits. June 1st 2012

Binky - Joy in a-bun-dance
It's Binky Day for pet rabbits on June 1st. But what is a binky?...
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Spring your rabbits!
This Easter the Rabbit Welfare Association and Fund (RWAF) is urging rabbit owners to spring their rabbits from the confines of the hutch ... into a large secure exercise area of course!
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Valentines
Bunny girl seeks bunny boy for love nest and nuzzles...
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The Rabbit Welfare Association reveals Top 5 wish list for rabbits this Christmas...
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A rabbit' view
Rabbit owners are facing a daily dilemma: when they leave their rabbits for a while, should they put them in a run and risk exposing them to a downpour, or leave them in the hutch – leaving them cramp...
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Richard Saunders
The Rabbit Welfare Association appoints Richard Saunders BSc Hons BVSc MSB CBiol DZooMed (Mammalian) MCRVS as its vet expert advisor.
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A single rabbit lives alone in a small hutch
Many domestic rabbits are kept in conditions as bad as - or worse than - those proposed in recent planning applications for battery rabbit meat farms: applications which have caused great public dista...
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This year sees the magical combination of Royal Wedding and Chinese Year of the Rabbit! The Rabbit Welfare Association (RWAF) is taking a different twist on the Royal Wedding, asking rabbit owners to use the marriage vows as a reminder of the life long promises we should make when we take pet rabbits into our lives.

Remember your vows when taking on pet rabbits
The Rabbit Welfare Association (RWAF) takes a twist on the Royal Wedding, asking rabbit owners to use the marriage vows as a reminder of the life long promises we should make when we take pet rabbits...
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The Year of the Rabbit is the Year to End Breeding Cruelty

Filthy and over crowded
An animal sanctuary in Norfolk, UK recently rescued 74 rabbits, including babies, living in filthy, squalid conditions. The 74 were those that survived; many others were not so lucky. In the wake of...
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A warm dry bed and large cardboard box will help keep the rabbits warm
This Christmas he Rabbit Welfare Association & Fund is asking owners not to forget their rabbits at such a busy time of year, because Santa doesn't visit rabbits.
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A hutch is not enough
Following the outcry over the controversial John Lewis UK television ads showing a neglected dog, the Rabbit Welfare Association draws attention to hundreds of thousands of pet rabbits suffering the s...
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Flapjack looks scared and faces the unknown
The Rabbit Welfare Association and Fund (RWAF) concerned that the combined effects of Autumn, cost and retrospective tax bills could create a sharp rise in pet rabbits being released into the wild and...
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Run freely in 77cms?
Britain's Rabbit Welfare Association & Fund (RWAF) warns that many rabbit hutches sold by some leading retail chains are so small that keeping rabbits in them is cruel - and could even cause pet owner...
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About Rabbit Welfare Association and Fund

Rabbit welfare charity

Britain's largest specialist rabbit welfare charity

For more information

Rabbit Welfare Association and Fund

Rae Todd
Phone: 07585 701012
Email: rae@rabbitwelfare.co.uk
Site: www.rabbitwelfare.co.uk


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