“The Rabbit Advocate” Newsletter, Spring 2016

This issue: all things Bunnypalooza!


Rabbit Advocates General Meeting

Sunday, June 19, 3:30 – 5:30 pm at the Humane Society for Southwest Washington
1100 NE 192nd Ave., Vancouver, WA

The meeting is held in the Education Room. Access by side entrance only. At our regular monthly meetings you can meet with other “rabbit people” and bring your rabbit-related questions for a group question and answer session. If you attend with rabbits, please bring bunnies in carriers.
Meeting Schedule


Bunny’s Spa Day / Ask the Experts

Sunday, June 12, noon – 3:00 pm at Tigard Petco, 11705 SW Pacific Highway, Tigard
(Usually the second Sunday of every month, but please be sure and check the date)

Teddy & Buttercup

Teddy & Buttercup were our
“Adoption Ambassadors” at the
May Outreach and Day Spa.

Bring your bunnies to our Bunny’s Spa Day at Petco in Tigard for grooming, nail trims, top-to-bottom wellness inspections, and general pampering.  Talk with our friendly and knowledgeable volunteer “pawdicurists” and get expert advice on keeping your rabbit happy and healthy.  Meet adoptable rabbits and learn how you can adopt a rabbit into your home.  Your donations for services are greatly appreciated, and all proceeds go directly to our Rabbit Advocates medical fund.

Click here for details about the Bunny’s Spa Day
Click here to volunteer at the next Bunny’s Spa Day


BBB Hay Packing

Saturday, June 4, 10:00 am – 2:30 pm
(Usually the first Saturday of every month, but please be sure and check the date)

Be a Bunny’s Best Bites Volunteer. All are welcome to help us mix and package hays into 10-lb bags with our own special label. Proceeds from BBB sales go directly to our Rabbit Advocates medical fund.

Click here for details and to volunteer to help
Click here to locate and purchase BBB and to place special orders

ORS 167.340 Animal abandonment
(1) A person commits the crime of animal abandonment if the person intentionally, knowingly, recklessly or with criminal negligence leaves a domestic animal at a location without providing for the animal’s continued care. (2) It is no defense to the crime defined in subsection (1) of this section that the defendant abandoned the animal at or near an animal shelter, veterinary clinic or other place of shelter if the defendant did not make reasonable arrangements for the care of the animal. (3) Animal abandonment is a Class B misdemeanor. [1985 c.662 §8; 2001 c.926 §11]