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Can you provide a foster home?

Rabbit Advocates is looking to certify new foster homes via Zoom to help bunnies in need. For more information on our foster program, or if you have new or gently-used bunny supplies to donate, please reach out. You can contact us at foster@rabbitadvocates.org or fill out a foster application.

Looking to Adopt?
Contact us about Bruce Bruce was rescued in downtown Tigard and has been enjoying life indoors. He seems to be okay with kind, calm children and mellow, older pets and likes cozy cat houses and fuzzy blankets where he can snuggle in and take a nap.

Oregon Animal Rescue Update

Rabbit Advocates is committed to complying with state laws and regulations. We wanted to share an update about recent changes to animal rescue licensing and inspections and how we are implementing best practices in our organization.

Last year brought about several big changes for Oregon’s animal rescue entities. Senate Bill 883 amended Oregon Revised Statutes 609.415, making the State Veterinarian, housed in the Oregon Department of Agriculture, the enforcing agency for animal rescue licensing and inspections.

Read more about the changes and how RA is working to ensure compliance in our December newsletter (page down)

Foster bunny Evie is hoping to find her furever human who is patient and has experience with bunnies! Evie enjoys her freedom and must have as much free-roaming time as possible in her forever home. Do you have the perfect home for a lady bun with lots of character?
See more about Evie…

Upcoming Events

For more details, please refer to our Schedule Page.

Coronavirus Update

The safety of our community is important to us. Rabbit Advocates has made the decision to cancel some of our scheduled events due to recommendations regarding COVID-19. Please check our calendar below for the latest schedule. RA remains committed to our mission of promoting the welfare of domestic rabbits and we still have many wonderful rabbits in our foster program waiting for their permanent loving homes.

2017 ORS 167.340¹ – 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 or an equine at a location without providing minimum 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; 2009 c.233 §1]
*A Class B misdemeanor is punishable by a maximum $3,500 fine and/or 6 months in jail.