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World of Pets Expo

World of Pets Expo

Come see us at The World of Pets Expo
The House Rabbit Society will be having an education and fundraising booth at the World of Pets Expo at the State Fair Grounds in Timonium, Maryland.
Friday, January 28th – 2:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Saturday January 29th – 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
Sunday January 30th – [...]

2010 – Year in Review


Times are tough.  People are cutting back on adoptions and donations.  Rabbits are being returned at an all time high.  In spite of this HRS MD/DC/NoVA was still able to take in 85 rabbits in need and adopted out 50 rabbits to loving homes in 2010.
In addition to our regular very [...]

HRS 2011 Calendars


The Holiday season is here and 2011 will be here before we know it.
This year our chapter is pleased to be again offering a Rescue Rabbit Calendar produced by the Missouri HRS as well as a second Calendar produced by National HRS.
You can see the calendar at the MO HRS website (red):
You can see the [...]

Raising a litter

Day 9 - Pile of Babies

HRS was contacted by the Animal Welfare League of Arlington that they had a pregnant rabbit about to give birth on January 22, 2010.  A foster home was found, and the fosterer picked up the mother rabbit and her 8 kits on January 23.
The foster mother has been taking photos and videos of the kits [...]

Short Term Fosterers Needed – Wildlife Rescue, Inc

Wildlife Rescue, Inc. (a wild life rescue who also used to take in domestic animals) unfortunately has to sell their facility.
Master rehabber Gerda Deterer (who lived on the grounds) passed away and the Department of Natural Resources won’t allow them to operate on the grounds unless they have a master rehabber living [...]

Easter Candy Sale

It’s time for the 13th annual House Rabbit Society Log Cabin Easter candy sale!!!!
With 2 feet of snow on the ground and more on the way, I know it’s hard to think of the Easter Bunny hopping down the bunny trail already. However, Easter this year is April 4th. We will need candy orders back [...]

Emergency Foster Homes Needed!

We have been ask to help with a large scale cruelty case rescue out of Tennessee. Rabbits were housed together in filthy conditions, without much food and water and allowed to breed uncontrolled. Some of the babies had their ears or feet chewed off from being housed with adult rabbits. Most of [...]

World of Pets Expo

Come volunteer with us or come see us at the World of Pets Expo at the MD State Fairgrounds Friday, January 29, from 2 pm to 8 pm, Saturday, January 30, from 10 am to 8 pm and Sunday, January 31, from 10 am to 6 pm. Admission is $9 for adults, $5 ages 5-12 [...]

2010 HRS Calendars


The Holiday season will be here before we know it and so will 2010! This year our chapter is pleased to be again offering a Rescue Rabbit Calendar produced by the Missouri HRS.

We now have only 40 MO HRS Rescue Rabbit Calendars left. Get yours today by sending a check for $17 to HRS, P.O. [...]

Vote for HRS!

Animal Rescue Site Content

The Animal Rescue Site is giving away cash prizes to the animal shelter that receives the most votes. You can vote once a day, every day, from September 14th through December 20th. Prizes range from $1,000 to a grand prize of $20,000.
Help us win by casting your vote every day! Go to Type in [...]

Make Mine Chocolate


Make Mine Chocolate is a campaign that started several years ago as a way to educate potential rabbit owners during Easter time. There is a lot of pressure from children, the media, and pet stores to buy a pet rabbit for Easter. With the new camapign, Make Mine Chocolate is encouraging people to think about [...]

Feature Rabbit: Jelly


Jelly is a beautiful sweet girl. She is a color called lilac which means she is gray with a white underside and has light red mixed in making her almost look light purple hence lilac. She is a small dwarf mix girl who is very sad about losing her mate. She is sweet and loving [...]

We are on BunSpace

HRS is on Bunspace