If you spend time online, you will find many rabbits for sale or given away through online markets such as Craigslist or through social media. Sometimes the bunny may be in poor health, injured, offered as food, or the owner says they will euthanize.
After reading a listing, bunny lovers will often contact SaveABunny asking us to rescue or “do something.” Unfortunately, the reality is that as a volunteer-based organization, SaveABunny simply does not have the resources, volunteers, or the enormous amount of time it takes to perform this type of individual rescue. In addition, responding to the sheer volume of requests takes away valuable time needed to care for the 50 – 70 bunnies living at SaveABunny, running our adoption program, and rescuing bunnies within our mission –- those at the very highest risk for euthanasia in shelters around the Bay Area, California.
Contact your local Bay Area county shelter below.
Alameda County Animal Control
Berkeley Animal Shelter
Oakland Animal Services
|Contra Costa County||
Contra Costa Animal Services
Marin Humane Society
Monterey County SPCA
Napa County Animal Shelter
Animal Care and Regulation (Bradshaw Animal Shelter)
|San Francisco County||
San Francisco Animal Care & Control
|San Mateo County||
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA
|Santa Clara County||
San Jose Animal Care & Services
Humane Society Silicon Valley
|Santa Cruz County||
Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter
Rohnert Park Animal Shelter
California law requires each county to maintain a shelter where animals can be surrendered. To find the nearest county shelter Google “<California County> Animal Shelters.”
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What is important to remember is that “rescue” extends beyond contacting someone else. Most rescues are volunteer based and funded by donations. It is very helpful for you to donate, foster, or volunteer. You are an integral part of the rescue solution, and the bunnies will thank you!