Wild Bunnies


The Wisconsin House Rabbit Society specializes in domestic rabbits only.  However, below are some resources that might help you if you should find a wild rabbit who you think might need assistance:

Wild Baby Bunnies:

Wild baby Cottontails may not need assistance all.  Please consult the following to make sure that they do before you interfere:

“Orphaned Baby Bunnies: Wild and Domestic,”

  http://rabbit.org/faq-orphaned-baby-bunnies/

“Cottontails are Nesting,”

http://rabbit.org/cottontails-are-nesting/

“Baby Cottontail Nests,”

http://wisconsinhumanesociety.blob.core.windows.net/production//Wildlife/PDFs/WL-BabyCottontailNests.pdf

If you have determined that a baby bunny does indeed need help, please find a wild life rehabilitator from the directory cited below.

Adult Injured Cottontails:

Only licensed wildlife rehabilitators may treat injured wildlife.   You can find one in your area by consulting the following resources or contacting your local animal shelter:

http://dnr.wi.gov/topic/wildlifehabitat/directory.html