Small Animals

Kansas & Georgia

Kansas and Georgia are a lovely pair of female guinea pigs. These ladies are still a little shy but are coming round very quickly. They are long haired so will require regular grooming to keep them silky and tangle free. Both girls are very easy to groom and quite enjoy being pampered. Kansas and Georgia are looking for a loving home together where they will live indoors.

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Gerry

Gerry is a very handsome male guinea pig. We estimate he is around 4-5 months old. Gerry is a friendly, loving little piggy who is very cuddly. He is easy to handle and will chat away to you at feeding time. We will neuter Gerry in a few weeks time when he is a bit heavier, he will then be looking for a female piggy for a friend as he is a bit too excitable around male guinea pigs.

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Muffin & Pebbles

Muffin and Pebbles are a handsome pair of 3 year old male guinea pigs. Muffin is a big, squishy, cuddly pig who is very easy to handle. He is confident and friendly and will usually chat away to you, especially if you have some tasty food to offer! Pebbles is a little more shy than Muffin, but once he settles in he is very sweet and cuddly. He isn't quite as vocal as Muffin, but he will find his voice soon! Pebbles and Muffin must be adopted together.…

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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 cerys@assisi-ni.org.

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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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