Small Animals

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 40 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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What do you call a large number of baby bunnies? – an ‘Oh my goodness!’

Last month we were contacted by a lady who had 17 baby bunnies in need of a home. Yes 17!!! Sadly this was a result of a pet shop mix up when sexing the rabbits she purchased.

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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…

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The Assisi Rabbits have been published!

Earlier this year I was asked by the Rabbit Welfare Association ( to write an article about the problems Rabbit rescues faced in Northern Ireland. The article was published in The Winter issue of Rabbiting On. Rabbiting On is the official magazine of the Rabbit Welfare Association and is distributed nationwide.

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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…

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