The Humane Society says it’s best to stick with the chocolate bunnies this Easter, rather than bringing home a real live version for your kids. Renee Webb of the Fond du Lac Humane Society says they’re cute when they’re baby bunnies, but they grow up and definitely demand a lot of your time. “Please don’t bring a bunny rabbit home for your kids for Easter,” implores Webb.
But, if you’re thinking about buying one, she suggests a little research first. “Find out exactly what it takes to care for a bunny rabbit,” says Webb. “They’re great pets, but boy are they time consuming.” The U.S. Humane Society doesn’t recommend bringing home live chicks as pets either. The Wisconsin Veterinary Medical Association says rabbits and chicks carry a risk for disease that can have detrimental effects on children.
Bob Nelson, KFIZ