Metro Pets

By Sharon Gomes Thomas

Easter is upon us. If you’re thinking of giving a furry bunny as a gift, think again. Rabbits will become part of your family, and they need love and care.

Keep this in mind: each year, unwanted, former Easter rabbits fill local rabbit rescues and humane societies. The goal of the “Make Mine Chocolate! campaign is to break the cycle of acquisition and relinquishment by educating the public about the responsibilities involved in keeping a pet rabbit before a rabbit is brought home. If you are considering adopting a rabbit this Spring, first check out the questionnaire at

Originally published April 2007
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