Southampton Rehoming Centre

Fostering - Rabbit Foster Carer

Rabbit Foster Carer

Would you like a pet but are not in a position to give long term commitment? Blue Cross is looking for committed people who can offer short term care to Rabbits in their own homes.


What you will be doing:

  • Caring for Blue Cross rabbits in your own home until they can be rehomed
  • You will be providing all the care they need – feeding, cleaning, socialising, giving medication, grooming and veterinary trips
  • Keep accurate records and fill out assessment profiles
  • Provide photographs, videos and information to help with rehoming your foster pet

What we are looking for:

  • Experience of handling and caring for Rabbits including knowledge on small animal husbandry and veterinary/health problems.
  • You need to live within 30 minutes of the centre and veterinary surgery and have use of suitable transport
  • A spare room/safe indoor area if keeping rabbits inside or suitably sized hutch, run or garden
  • Willingness to learn and follow Blue Cross procedures
  • Competent, flexible and self motivated

 Benefits to you:

  • You’ll be helping pets to have happy, healthy lives
  • Enjoy all the joys of pet ownership without long term commitment and cost
  • Gain practical skills, experience and a training programme
  • Develop skills and enhance your CV
  • Join a great team of like-minded people
  • Arrangements will be made for holidays
  • All equipment provided and costs covered


Time commitment: Flexible

Qualifications Required

  • Age group Must be at least 18 and older