Is a Rabbit the right pet for you?

When we consider the addition of a pet to our family, we need to consider if this animal is suited to our current lifestyle. 

  1. Can you keep the rabbit as a INDOOR house pet?

  2. Are there predator animals in the home that can be managed around the rabbit?

  3. Are there young children under 8 yrs that can be managed around the rabbit?

  4. Have you considered the financial cost of vet care?

  5. Can you COMMIT to caring for this animal for the next 10 to 12 years?

If you can answer "yes" to these 5 important questions,  then you may be able to provide an appropriate home for a bunny. 

RABBITS IN RENTAL PROPERTIES: Yes, find out your rights!

If you do not find YOUR BUNNY here please scroll down to see other rabbit rescues as all buns deserve loving homes.

The Adoption Process 

 

  • INDOOR HOMES ONLY   

  • Indoor housing and ideas

  • Ring for an appointment 

  • Send a photo of your setup to info@rabbitrunaway.org.au or purchase from us

  • Buns go out on a 2 week trial

  • Adoption fee is  $120 per bunny family. 

  • All of our rabbits are vaccinated, de-sexed, and many are also microchipped.

Starter Kit for sale (when in stock):   $120 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We have starter kits for sale which include a

  • pet fence (varies)

  • floor rug to go under pet fence

  • hay/litter tray

  • water bowl (choice of pattern)

  • salad dish 

  • Hay and pellets

  • salad greens for the first night home

  • information sheets on rabbit care.

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About Our Permanent Foster Program

 

Our foster program provides a permanent home for bunnies with existing health challenges. Fostering is for those who are able to provide a permanent INDOOR home for our bunny families or a (VIB) special needs buns.

 

All vet bills is supported by Rabbit Run-Away Orphanage, if needed and when you go on holidays your foster bunny can be cared for at the orphanage at a reduced rate.

 

Rabbit foster parents are provided with equipment if needed, at no charge which includes an indoor pet fence, litter trays, hay trays and ongoing training and advice as required

 

Please call the Orphanage to discuss fostering on 9751 1229.

Bunny Bonding Service - by appointment

You must meet the adoption criteria listed above.

  • Your rabbit must be de-sexed & vaccinated, prior to a bonding session. 

  • Mature male rabbits MUST wait 12 weeks after neutering for the hormones to settle before attempting bonding.

  • Bonding is best done in a neutral space, at the pace of the rabbits.  Getting to know each other cannot be rushed.

  • Bonding often requires a stay for a day or two under supervision, in a neutral space while the rabbit work out their hierarchy and dominance.

 

Cost of Bonding

Although the bonding service is offered free of charge on the day, any donations is accepted towards their accommodation, food and care.  Adoption fee of $120 applies if the bond is successful.

Other Rabbit Rescues

VICTORIA

Alice and Blueys Rabbit Rescue: Cockatoo

Freedom for Farmed Rabbits

 

TASMANIA

Big Ears: Tasmania

NSW

Charlottes Rabbit Rescue

The Rabbit Sanctuary

 

SOUTH AUSTRALIA

SA Rabbit Rescue and Adoptions

ALSO

Smooshie Face Treats Adoption Pawtal: Adoption online portal for rabbits & guinea pigs

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Please fill in our

"Volunteer Form" HERE

We are seeking volunteers for onsite positions between 8.30am and 12.30pm or until finished, 7 days a week.

Please consider our location, your transport & travel time before applying. 

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