Animals available for adoption – Updated April 2017
An adoption fee will be requested for adopting one of our deserving animals, which is needed to cover the cost of their neutering fees as we are a completely self funded rescue. All adoption fees go directly back into the rescue and helping more animals in need. Please contact us for more information on this and any aspect of rehoming. Please also remember to use us for your boarding requirements and recommend us to your friends. The money raised looking after your pets goes towards the rescue work we do, without it we will be unable to help these animals that are in such need and so deserving of a second chance in life.
Please remember that contrary to popular belief, rabbits do not make great pets for young children. They can be difficult to handle and can bite at tiny fingers poked through bars thinking they are a tasty carrot. However, as long as you are prepared for this and accept that you will undoubtably end up doing all the cleaning out etc, there is no reason not to adopt a bunny as a family pet. We have tried to note which are more suitable for children and those that are perhaps too nervous due to their past circumstances.
Our animals are in the main rescue centre at Staple Hill and in several foster homes throughout Bristol. If you are not local to Bristol or cannot find a rabbit/s to suit your particular requirements, we also work with a rescue in Bath which may be able to help: www.bunnyrehominginbath.webs.com
The Littlest Rescue run a neutering program but as only a limited number of rabbits can be neutered at a time not all animals listed here may have been neutered yet (the listing will tell you if it has been neutered yet or not). If there is a rabbit or guinea pig that you would like to adopt but hasn’t been neutered yet, please let us know as we can reserve it for you and prioritise its operation date.
We do not rehome rabbits or guinea pigs to live alone as they are highly social animals that need company of their own kind. They are available to adopt in pairs and we also offer a ‘match-up dating service’ for lonely/bereaved animals. We do however come across some rabbits due to their background history (often being over bred) that they are proving very difficult to bond due to behavioral problems. We will always try and try again, but sometimes this can hold them back from their furever homes and sometimes the odd solo bunny will be available for adoption, we always encourage owners to come back at a later date to keep trying to bond.
Our ‘animals ready for adoption’ section is updated as much as possible, however as we have rabbits and guinea pigs coming in and out of the rescue centre continuously we cannot add all animals to our webpage. If there is an animal you are particularly looking for (for example a castrated male to pair up with your spayed female) we do advise to email us to let us know as we often have waiting lists of people who are ready to adopt and therefore the animals will be adopted out to these people before being added to our website.
Rabbit pairs looking for homes
Bella and Roxy – At main rescue centre
Bella and Roxy! Looking for their furever home together! Bella is 1 year old and is a mini Rex and Roxy is 8 months old Rex cross! This pair are looking for an outdoor home with lots of space, possible shed/playhouse with attached run/aviary. Bella and Roxy both love snuggling up together and taking naps, they also spend time independently investigating things and getting up to mischief. They love forage boxes and their veggies. Mum and daughter pair love playing together and would benefit from a child free or older children home. Bella loves her nose strokes. They are both spayed and vaccinated against myxo, VHD1 and VHD2 🏡
Dorris and Bert – In foster care
Dorris and Bert are both lovely bunnies! They are friendly and ready for fun! They are neutered and vaccinated against myxo, VHD1 and VHD2. They are currently looking for an indoor home due to being indoors in foster care, however come spring they will be able to go outside. They love playing both inside and outside and are sociable rabbits. Bert is a Netherland dwarf cross and Dorris is a Dutch cross. They both like their nose strokes and can become confident when they’ve gained their humans trust! They love dandelions and their hay! Could you give these gorgeous rabbits a furever home?
Snowy and Brownie – Foster care
A wonderful pair of bunnies who are great believers in teamwork! Snowy is the brains behind the operations while Brownie is the brawn. Working together they have been able to locate all the possible exits from their run and we have found Brownie casually having a hop around the garden more than once! These two clever clogs need a secure garden to roam in and plenty of straw to snuggle down in at night. They are looking for their furever home with someone who can give them lots of cuddles and green beans! Who couldnt fall in love with those big brown eyes? 😍They are castrated and vaccinated against Myxi, VHD1 and VHD2. They are 8 months old.
Captain and Bonny – In foster care
This adorable pair of bunnies are Captain and Bonny; they are roughly 2 1/2 years old. They have been well loved and looked after, and their owner has sadly had to give them up due to ill health.
Bonny is a loveable bossy madam, and will push Captain out of the way if there are treats about. Captain is happy to take second place, and they seem devoted to each other. They are friendly, funny and loveable, and would like somewhere with space to run about and play. They do not like being picked up but are friendly, especially when they get to know you better.
Could you be their furever home? These guys are vaccinated against Myxomatosis, VHD1 and VHD2.
Mary and Marshall – In Foster care
Mary and marshall have been surrendered due to the owners change in circumstances. They have lived a very good life as house bunnies, they also love the outdoors, fresh grass and dandelions. They both love their food and hay, this can also be used to entice them into doing tricks such as standing on back legs, cup treats etc. Although mary will just wait because who can resist her face right? Marshall is the black lionhead and is coming up to 5 years old, Mary is the grey lionhead and is 5 and a half years old. They are both neutered. Mary is very sweet and loves her head rubs but is unsure about anyone new, as most bunnies are. You will have to build up her trust although once you do shes very laid back and chilled. She loves to be brushed and her favorite treat is carrot. Marshall is good at being handled but always likes good warning as he was bothered by a dog in his previous home. Marshalls favorite things are kale and running through tubes:D. These buns will shortly be vaccinated against myxomatosis, VHD1 and VHD2.
Bunny and Bobber – In foster care – Reserved
Take a look at this funny pair! Bunny and Bobber are a hilarious pair who are looking for no less than a fabulous home. Their list consists of large litter trays, lots of hay, some cool colored tunnels and some funky wallpaper.
They are 5 and 6 years old but they don’t feel a day over 1 year! Rabbits average life span is over 10 years so they definitely aren’t going anywhere yet and would like someone who is excitable as they are:) These buns will shortly be vaccinated against myxomatosis, VHD1 and VHD2.
Honey and Heidi – In foster care
Honey can be a little territorial of her living space but once caught and in your arms she is lovely. Heidi has a lovely temperament and is a very curious girl, into everything. Both neutered & vaccinated. This pair would suit an understanding and patient home. These buns are vaccinated against myxomatosis and VHD1.
Jason and Chelsea – In Foster care
Jason and chelsea are a very funny pair of rabbits, different in every way possible. Chelsea very much leads the way in this relationship but is more shy to humans. Jason has a very curious personality and they are both led by their tummy’s. They are both neutered and are around 3 years old. They would make perfect indoor bunny friends! These buns are vaccinated against Myxomatosis, VHD1 and VHD2.
Rabbit dating service
Single males available as match-ups to lonely/bereaved females.
Rory – At main rescue centre
Rory is a loving boy, whom is quite confident with humans and likes nose strokes and the odd cuddle. Hes neutered and will soon be vaccinated. He would like a wifebun and a home to call his own…let us know if you have a lady looking for a gorgeous husbun!
Henri – In foster care
Henri will soon be looking for a wifebun and furever home! He’s nervous as he has just come in, but just needs time and attention to come out of his shell. He is 2 years old, neutered and vaccinated against myxomatosis and vhd1. He is also microchipped. He will be having his vhd2 soon. For more information please send us a message.
Single females available as match-up to lonely/bereaved castrated male
Please note we often have a waiting list for spayed females, this may not be long depending on what you are looking for so please email us with your interest as we may have a female ready not yet noted on the website.
Rosie – At main rescue centre
Rosie is a 5 year old, spayed and vaccinated against myxi, VHD1 and VHD2. Rosie is a very sweet girl who loves her nose rubs. She is very laid back and likes her food! We have tried Rosie at dating a few times now and shes not been keen with any male, we guess no ones taken her fancy yet! She would suit both indoor and outdoor home so if you have a male who might win Rosie over let us know!
Natalie – At main rescue centre
Natalie is 2-3 years old, spayed and vaccinated against VHD2, Shes an absolute sweetheart and adores her nose strokes. She thinks she would like to be an indoor rabbit but would consider an outside home. We have tried to bond Natalie a few times now and this has been unsuccessful, we think shes waiting out for the right husbun… so if you think your castrated male has got what shes looking for give us an email!
Danielle – In foster care
Danielle is a lovely playful little girl, her age is unknown as she was a found rabbit. Shes spayed and loves space to run and jump. Danielle would love a spare room or to hang out in your kitchen, she particularly likes cardboard box castles. We have tried to bond Danielle in the past and it has not worked, after a relaxed break from dating we feel we would like to try Danielle and a castrated male again. Danielle is currently vaccinated for myxomatosis, VHD1 and VHD2.
Bella – In foster care
Bella is a spayed female looking for an indoor home with space to roam free and watch the tv! Bella would prefer to be a solo bunny as she doesn’t take kindly to other bunnies, but we never say never so if your male is feeling brave please let us know!!
shes a bossy two year old girl who knows what she likes! Bella is just adorable and has come so far with us, where is her furever home?
Guinea pig Adoption
Guinea pig homes will need to provide plenty of space (min 5ft x 2ft for 2 guineas) in either an indoor cage or outdoor hutch. It is preferable if they can be brought indoors in the winter months or the hutch moved to a more sheltered location (such as inside a shed). The home will also need to provide them with a run so that they can go out on the grass in the warmer months. Please read through our guinea pig care instructions and ensure you are happy with the care you will be expected to provide before applying to adopt any guinea pig/s.
Due to the nature of our guinea pig re-homing we are rarely able to add pictures and descriptions of the ones we have available. We often have lists of interest on lone females, males and pairs. If you are interested in adopting guinea pigs please call Kelly on: 07976838376 Please leave a message with your name and phone number (GUINEA PIG ENQUIRES ONLY). Kelly will be able to let you know who’s available and send details of them to you. We regularly upload pictures of available piggies to facebook and you can also contact us via fb. We always have guinea pigs available for adoption however we have a very fast re-homing rate.