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Facts about your little furry friend.
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The number of pet rabbits in the UK
The number of rabbits kept as pets in the UK in 2017/2018 was 900,000, the most it has been in the past two years.
How much owners thought their pet would cost them
41% of people who owned a rabbit thought a rabbit would cost them up to £500 over their pet’s lifetime.
Over a third (34%) of people thought owning a rabbit would cost them between £501 and £1,000 over their pet’s lifetime. Following this, around a fifth of people (21%) thought their rabbit would cost them up to £5,000, while only 4% thought their rabbit would cost them up to £10,000.
Preventative healthcare treatments pet rabbits receive
Two-thirds of pet rabbits are registered with a vet. Over half of these same rabbits are neutered and/or vaccinated. Despite their pet rabbits receiving preventative treatments such as worming, flea treatments and microchipping, only 1 in 10 people (13%) have their rabbits insured.
Where owners got their rabbits from
In 2018, the most popular place for people to purchase a rabbit is at a pet shop, with 36% of people choosing this option. Following this, 17% rescued their rabbit and 15% got their pet from a family, friend or neighbour.
|From a family member, friend or neighbour||15%|
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