If your family's set on getting a rabbit for Easter, start by giving a chocolate bunny or a stuffed toy and, if your young children are really serious about it, a book on rabbit care. If they're still begging you for a bun after the holiday has passed, go to your local shelter or rescue group and find out how to adopt a rabbit.
The ASPCA fields tens of thousands of calls each year involving animal companions who’ve had potentially hazardous contact with insecticides, weed killers and pet-toxic plants. But we can help you keep your pet safe from garden hazards.
While an examination greatly diminishes the chances of a hidden, underlying problem, no one can guarantee that your bird won’t develop an illness later. It’s up to you to be a close observer of your pet.