April 22, 2011
Animal Humane Society asks that you make the bunny in your Easter basket a chocolate one. It’s the sweeter choice when giving a bunny as a gift.
As the third-most surrendered animal at Animal Humane Society, bunnies come with a misconception that they’re as easy to care for as a hamster or guinea pig. In reality, they require as much time and care as a dog or cat. By giving a live bunny as a gift, you’re placing a great responsibility on the recipient. And the person receiving the pet might not be prepared to provide for their care.
Deb Balzer recently spoke with Public News Service about why chocolate bunnies make better Easter gifts than live one and offered tips if you find a bunny in your yard. You can listen here.