Publication - Guidance

Pet rabbit welfare guidance

Published: 6 Apr 2018
Environment and Forestry Directorate
Part of:
Environment and climate change

This document provides detailed information about the needs of pet rabbits and how to meet these needs in accordance with good practice.

48 page PDF

2.1 MB

48 page PDF

2.1 MB

Pet rabbit welfare guidance
Appendix 2: Sources of Information

48 page PDF

2.1 MB

Appendix 2: Sources of Information

Your vet.

The Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, Belgravia House, 62-64 Horseferry Road, London SW1P 2AF (Telephone number 020 7222 2001 or The website has a "find a vet" facility.

Local libraries and bookshops for up to date books on rabbit care.

Websites such as:

Advocates for Rabbit Welfare:

Animal Behaviour and Training Council:

Animal Welfare Foundation:

Association of Pet Behaviour Counsellors:

Blue Cross:

British Rabbit Council:

British Veterinary Association:


Pet Advisory Committee:

Pet Industry Federation:

Rabbit Behaviour Advisory Group:

Rabbit training:

Rabbit Welfare Association & Fund:

Scottish SPCA (Scottish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals)