Rabbits

Poundstretcher "Rabbit Prison": Product Withdrawn

Dr Daniel Allen | Posted 18.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Daniel Allen

The campaign itself could be seen as proof that informed individuals working together for the same cause really can make a difference to the lives of animals. It also provides an interesting insight into animal welfare micro-campaigning and the power of social media.

Pound Stretcher's Rabbit Prison Exposed

Dr Daniel Allen | Posted 15.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Daniel Allen

Rabbits are the third most popular pet in the UK, with an estimated 1.6 million kept in and outside of our homes. They are also the most neglected and mistreated animal companion in the nation. Out-dated preconceptions that rabbits are hutch loving, carrot crunching, cheap, small-child friendly pets is largely to blame.

Summer Pet Dangers - Tips on Keeping Your Pet Safe

Marc Lee Abraham | Posted 31.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Marc Lee Abraham

Most of us humans know only too well the many health risks associated with hot weather, often taking sensible precautions to avoid painful sunburn, annoying allergies, and dreaded heatstroke. But are we looking after our pets enough to allow them to enjoy their summers too?

Author Jeannette Winterson Trolled For Killing & Cooking Rabbit That Ate Her Herbs (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 18.06.2014 | UK

Award-winning author Jeanette Winterson is facing a Twitter troll backlash after revealing she killed and ate the rabbit she caught nibbling her herbs...

No, This Rabbit Isn't Wearing Lipstick

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.05.2014 | UK Comedy

Yes, it turns out that if a bunny chomps raspberries, he/she will end up looking like he/she is wearing lipstick. And the world will giggle. Hu...

Animal Rights Activists Object To Bunny Underwear Advert

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.04.2014 | UK

A poster campaign that photoshopped a red g-string onto a rabbit has been criticised by animal rights activists for "sexualising" animals. The adve...

How the Humble Rabbit Became the Easter Bunny

Marc Lee Abraham | Posted 17.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Marc Lee Abraham

This Easter weekend, most of us will be excitedly looking forward to receiving some chocolate, usually in the shape of an egg or perhaps even a bunny. But how did the rabbit become so inextricably linked with Easter traditions?

Easter Shopping: Bunnies and Chocolate and Chicks, Oh My!

Sarah McGiven | Posted 16.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah McGiven

For those of you who don't plan on stuffing your face with chocolate eggs this Easter Bank Holiday weekend (truly the worst time of year after Christmas to be on a diet), here's a bunch of non-fattening, fun suggestions for Easter gifts to indulge in - and a few sweet treats too.

WATCH: Two Bunnies, One Leaf

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.04.2014 | UK Comedy

Sort of. This Vine might not end quite as romantically as the famous 'Lady And The Tramp' spaghetti moment - but it's still rather adorable, we're sur...

Happy Easter! Rabbit Pizza Promoted On Billboard Nailed With Hundreds Of Animal Pelts (PICTURE)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 11.04.2014 | UK

Following the revelation a Merseyside butcher has produced Scotch Crème Eggs for his Easter fayre, we bring you news of the Rabbit Pizza. The pro...

Springtime Dangers for Pets

Marc Lee Abraham | Posted 31.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Marc Lee Abraham

Warmer weather and lighter evenings mean more time spent enjoying our gardens, starting off with simple tasks such as weeding and planting. But it's important to remember that while many of the plants that we commonly keep are beautiful to look at - they're also capable of causing serious damage to the health of our precious pets.

Run For Your Lives! RABBIT SWARM!

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.02.2014 | UK Comedy

The small Japanese island of Okunoshima is known as 'Rabbit Island' - and this video gives you a good idea as to how it got its moniker. The clip i...

Send Us Pictures Of Your Pets! #MonthOfKinship

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 13.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Our pets are more than just eating and pooping machines - their unconditional love and crazy excitement when we get through the front door is often al...

Sex O'Clock: Couples Most Likely To Have Sex At 7:37pm On Saturday Night

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Goodbye afternoon delight, and hell-ooo Saturday night. According to a recent survey, 7:37pm on a Saturday night is sex o'clock - the magical time...

WATCH: Hundreds Of Stampeding Rabbits Chased By Snowmobile

Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.01.2014 | UK Tech

There have been some great things filmed with a GoPro - some spectacular (see below) and some pretty painful (and embarrassing). But none have comb...

What the Angora Farming Exposé Means for Animal Rights

Maria Chiorando | Posted 19.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Maria Chiorando

Since PETA's much publicised exposé on angora rabbit farming was released, several retailers have decided to stop stocking the product in their stores, which is good news, but it's likely that it's a calculated decision, now that the ugly face of the practice has been revealed to the public.

Global Animal Campaign Wins Chinese Breakthrough

Michelle Thew | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK
Michelle Thew

The benefits for animals are very significant - anyone who is aware of the infamous Draize Eye test that forces shampoo into rabbits' eyes over several days will appreciate that change was overdue, especially as the non-animal alternative tests often have a better predictive value for actual human reactions.

Rabbits: Common Illnesses and Infections

David Lewzey | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
David Lewzey

As we move into summer it's very important to keep a sharp eye out for flystrike - especially if you're the owner of a longhaired breed. This can often be fatal, and a horrific experience for both rabbits and owners. Unfortunately, we see many rabbits lost to flystrike every year.

Cloned Rabbit-Jellyfish Hybrids Glow In The Dark

Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.10.2013 | UK Tech

Scientists have developed a hybrid clone of a rabbit and jellyfish which is able to glow in the dark. Turkish researchers used a technique develope...

LOOK: Just A Hairless Baby Rabbit Who Has To Wear Sunscreen

Guzelian | Sara C Nelson | Posted 29.09.2013 | UK

He’s teeny tiny, most of his fur has fallen out and he has to be slathered in factor 50 sunscreen whenever he goes outside. But Delta Mouse is t...

Why We Should Accept Animal Testing

Professor Elizabeth Fisher | Posted 15.09.2013 | UK
Professor Elizabeth Fisher

Nowadays we all take for granted the medical breakthroughs of the 20th Century: diphtheria and polio vaccines, antibiotics, modern anaesthetics, the treatments for childhood leukaemia that have allowed so many children to live full and healthy lives. These all owed a huge debt to animal research. If we are to address the unmet medical needs of the 21st Century such as cures for dementia and stroke, then it is likely that some animal research will be necessary.

Out of Control: Government Impotence As Animal Experiments Rocket

Michelle Thew | Posted 15.09.2013 | UK
Michelle Thew

The Government's commitment in 2010 was quite clear: to "work to reduce the use of animals in scientific research". This week it was announced that in 2012, over 4.11 million experiments were carried out, with a 9% increase in the number of animals used. Rarely has a broken promise been so directly exposed by reality.

WATCH: Just A Bunny Taking A Bath In A Sink

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.06.2013 | UK Comedy

Now, we don't want to anthropomorphise too much, but... Cloody the rabbit here really does seem to be chillaxing, doesn't he? Well, either that, or...

WATCH: Rabbit Does A Forward Roll

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.05.2013 | UK Comedy

And your cute animal video of the day? This one! And yes, it's short and sweet. So short and sweet, in fact, that it's been converted into a handy ...

Bunny Shaming: Facebook Group Publicly Humiliates Naughty Rabbits Online (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 30.04.2013 | UK Comedy

Many a mischievous canine had its day with the advent of "dog shaming". Then came the feline equivalent, via the eloquently named website My Cat Is A ...