Now available! “The Rabbit Advocate” Newsletter, Spring 2016

This issue: all things Bunnypalooza!


Help! Bunny’s Best Bites (BBB) needs new leadership!

Our Rabbit Advocates Bunny’s Best Bites (BBB) Program needs one or more volunteer coordinators to take over the management duties to ensure that hundreds of rabbits continue to get their nutritious and delicious BBB hay each month.  We are also in search of a new hay-packing location. Please click here to learn more about how you can participate in this important fundraiser for the RA Medical Fund.


Rabbit Advocates General Meeting

Sunday, April 17, 3:30 – 5:30 pm at the Humane Society for Southwest Washington
1100 NE 192nd Ave., Vancouver, WA

Our guest speaker will be Bob Sherman, who will be visiting from Canada.  Bob has prepared  a Bunny Basics presentation and demonstration for our group. Please mark your calendars and plan to attend this fun event.

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, April 9, 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)

Robyn & William

Robyn & William were two of our “Adoption Ambassadors” at the March Outreach.

Bring your bunnies to the 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, May 7, 10:00 am – 2:00 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 pack hays into 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]