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Rabbits and Children

Contrary to myth, rabbits and small children may not be a good mix.

The natural exuberance, rambunctiousness and decibel level of even the gentlest toddler can be extremely stressful to rabbits.

Children want a companion they can hold and cuddle, but rabbits need to spend most of the time on the ground. Picking up a rabbit the wrong way or dropping them can seriously injure the rabbit. Quiet mature children (usually ten or older) and adults make the best human companions for rabbits.

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Hope's Lights 2014

Each year we illuminate the shelter and grounds at the Wisconsin Humane Society with holiday lights in honor and in memory of special people and animals in our lives. Please help us kick off the season of giving with a gift to Hope’s Lights. Every $25 light makes a real difference in the life of an animal.

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