Foster Care

Are foster carers paid?
There are currently no paid roles within Fairly Beloved Rabbit Care, and all volunteers offer their time to the charity for free.
Thu, 18 Dec, 2014 at 6:58 AM
Are any expenses allowable? Will it cost me anything?
We will setup an account with a local vet practice to allow you to access any necessary routine or other treatments for rabbits in your care. All vet fees ...
Thu, 18 Dec, 2014 at 6:52 AM
Do I have to deal with members of the public?
No, not unless you want to. Foster carers will only ever deal with members of the volunteer team who will arrange to deliver and collect rabbits from you. ...
Thu, 18 Dec, 2014 at 6:53 AM
Do I need to know a lot about rabbits?
Experience of owning rabbits will be a significant advantage for you, but it is not essential. If you don't have experience with rabbits though, make ...
Thu, 18 Dec, 2014 at 6:56 AM
I have my own rabbit(s), is that ok?
Absolutely. The only thing we ask is that you do not allow your rabbits to socialise with the foster rabbits. This is to limit the possibility of cross-co...
Thu, 18 Dec, 2014 at 6:56 AM
I have other pets (not rabbits), is that ok?
Absolutely. We would ask that sensible precautions are taken to prevent any incidents, and in particular ensure that your pets are never left unsupervised ...
Thu, 18 Dec, 2014 at 6:57 AM
How many rabbits will I have at a time?
Initially we will only ask you to have one foster environment. Under normal circumstances this would mean you will only have a single rabbit or a bonded pa...
Thu, 18 Dec, 2014 at 6:52 AM
How long will I have the rabbit(s) for?
This varies depending on how quickly we are able to find a new permanent home. Experience would suggest that you may have them anything from a matter of da...
Thu, 18 Dec, 2014 at 6:53 AM
Will I have to deal with aggressive rabbits?
Most of the rabbits entering the rescue service are not used to human interaction. As a result it is not uncommon for the rabbits to display territorial or...
Thu, 18 Dec, 2014 at 6:54 AM
Will I have to deal with unwell rabbits?
Rabbits are very vulnerable and susceptible to many illnesses. It is highly likely that you will need to deal with medical issues and support the rabbit. ...
Thu, 18 Dec, 2014 at 6:54 AM