Spring 2015 Newsletter

Keeping the whole rabbit healthy…Our Spring 2015 newsletter focuses on “alternative” or “integrative” health care for our bunnies.  It was inspired by some of our volunteers whose rabbits benefited from integrative care.

Rabbit Advocates Meeting

Sunday April 19 3:30 – 5:30 pm
Humane Society for Southwest Washington, 1100 NE 192nd Ave., Vancouver, WA
Meeting is held in the Education Room. Access by side entrance only.

At our regular monthly meetings: Visit adoptable rabbits and meet with other “rabbit people.” Bring your rabbit related questions for a group question and answer session. If  you attend with rabbits, please bring bunnies in carriers.

At the April meeting, we will hear from Dr. Melinda Surrency, DVM, of Hillsboro Veterninary Clinic.
Directions to meeting location

2015 Meeting Schedule       

BBB Hay Packing

First Saturday of every month     10 am – 2:00 pm

Be a Bunny’s Best Bites Volunteer. All are welcome to help us mix and bag hays into bags with our own special label.Proceeds from BBB go to our Medical Fund.

For details and to sign up

 Rabbit Outreaches

Sunday April 12 noon – 3 pm at Tigard Petco
11705 SW Pacific Highway, Tigard, OR.

This location offers grooming and nail trims.

March Petco outreach adoptable rabbits: Penelope

Outreach Overview & Schedule for the Tigard Petco Location

RA volunteers — sign up here to help at a Tigard outreach

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]