Small Animals

Timothy & Andrew

Timothy and Andrew are handsome brothers who are looking for a home together. They are both 1 year old. Timothy is a bit smaller than his brother but he is very sweet and loves to be cuddled. Even though he is smaller he is the more outgoing one of the pair and will come over to say hello if you have a treat for him! Andrew is a little more shy than Timothy but is still very cuddly and loving. He really enjoys a good back rub. They are Peruvian type…

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Inca & Nyla

Inca and Nyla have been reserved. Inca and Nyla are two beautiful 9 month old guinea pig sisters. They are still a bit shy at the moment, but with some gentle handling and TLC they will come round in no time at all. Although they are sisters and are the same age Inca is much smaller than Nyla. She does have a couple of issues which have contributed to her stunted growth. Regardless, she is a happy, healthy little…

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Adopting an Assisi Rabbit or Guinea Pig

Thinking of adopting an Assisi Rabbit or Guinea Pig...? Here is a rundown of what we do and don't expect from you... What do we expect...? From every potential owner we expect: A passion for rabbits and guinea pigs. An understanding of the level of care needed by small animals. Research to have been done into the feeding and care of rabbits and guinea pigs. Willingness to provide the rabbits or…

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Housing your rabbit…

In the words of the Rabbit Welfare Association and Fund, 'A hutch is not enough...' Rabbits need a lot of space to move and run about in. They do not like to feel confined and squashed into a small space, as they are prey animals and need to feel like they have somewhere to run to. The minimum accommodation any rabbit should have is a 6ft(L) x 5ft(H) x 2ft(D) double storey hutch, with at least a 4ft x 8ft run.  Anything smaller than this is inadequate,…

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Are you interested in learning about rabbits?

We are now offering 'Rabbit Care Workshops' on site here at Assisi. These are open to novice and experienced rabbit owners alike. We also welcome those who are still in the 'considering getting a pet rabbit' stage too! Taking part in these workshops is an ideal way to get an idea of what is actually involved in keeping pet rabbits. We will show you how to handle a rabbit correctly, groom, clip nails and teach you how to understand what your rabbit…

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Don’t see the rabbit you are looking for..?

Get in touch! We have nearly 30 rabbits on site currently and it can be difficult to keep up to date. So why not give us a call or send an email and see what we have. We always have a large range of rabbits, they vary in colour, breed, age and personality! Often we have rabbits in foster homes as well, so if we don't have anybody suitable on site, we may have somebody suitable living in a foster home! You can call us on 028 9181 2622 or email

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Have you ever considered a rabbit..?

Have you ever considered having a couple of rabbits as pets..? Many people have rabbits as a small child and often the only memory that sticks with them is being bitten! Have a think for a moment and remember the rest... Watching the rabbits run up and down the garden sprinting and leaping all over the place... Watching two rabbits cuddle up together in the hay, taking turns to wash the other one's face... Having…

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