Responsibilities

What are the responsibilities of fostering and adopting?

  • Be the legal owner of the foster rabbit.
  • Have the rabbit spayed/ neutered.
  • Be responsible for the rabbit’s care, including medical expenses.
  • Be responsible for any damage the rabbit causes to persons or property.
  • Provide, food, water, care and shelter for your foster rabbit. Refer to our Foster Care Guidelines.
  • House your foster rabbit indoors, and not release the rabbit outdoors.
  • Not breed rabbits or abuse, or neglect any animal.
  • Contact your foster mentor immediately if you have concerns with your Assisted rabbit’s health or behavior.
  • Allow for home visits by a Rabbit Advocate volunteer and by potential adopters.
  • Contribute time and energy toward placing the rabbit(s) into a permanent, loving home.
  • Make an effort to transport the rabbit to adoption Outreaches or make arrangements to transport.
  • Submit to our webmaster a photo and descriptive text (including rabbit’s name, gender, physical description, and personality traits) for the Rabbit Advocates Adoptable Rabbits web page.
  • Follow up with potential adopters referred by Rabbit Advocates.
  • Use the Adoption Application and an adoption contract when completing the adoption.
  • Charge at minimum adoption fee of $35.
  • Inform Rabbit Advocates when the rabbit is adopted.

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