Hopping From Sale to Sale

Jonah Huffman gets all bright-eyed and bushy tailed when it comes to garage sales. Oh sure, he may have his ailments—a persistent runny nose, serious sinus problems and a lack of teeth after most had to be pulled—but those problems never get in the way of his bargain hunting. “We put the harness and his […]

Frontdoors Magazine: Do Rabbits Make Good Easter Gifts?

Don’t be fooled by the fluffy, cuddly, and soft baby bunny you see at the local pet store! With Easter only a few weeks away, many parents are thinking a “real” bunny would be the ideal Easter gift for their young child.  Think again. Within months, these adorable baby bunnies will grow into full grown […]

Fox10 Phoenix: Rescue Warns Parents Against Buying Real Bunnies for Easter

FOX 10 News | Although many parents think it’s a good idea to give their children a bunny for Easter, rabbit rescues say–don’t do it. Bunnies look cute and cuddly, but looks can be deceiving. According to Brambley Hedge Rabbit Rescue, bunnies don’t like to be held and will scratch when they’re scared. They […]

ABC15: Rabbit Group Says ‘Make Mine Chocolate’ This Easter

SCOTTSDALE, AZ – A Valley rabbit rescue group has a warning for parents thinking of giving a bunny as an Easter gift this year. Brambley Hedge Rabbit Rescue says rabbits are high maintenance animals requiring more work than cats and dogs. Rabbits can live to be 10 years old and cannot survive outside in the […]

ABC15: A Bunny for Easter? Valley Rescue Group Says Make it Chocolate

SCOTTSDALE, AZ – A Valley rabbit rescue group is encouraging parents to think twice before giving the gift of a live rabbit for Easter. Brambley Hedge Rabbit Rescue spokeswoman Kim Dezelon said in a news release that rabbits are high maintenance animals requiring more work than cats and dogs. Dezelon says rabbits cannot survive outside […]

Organizations ask people not to buy animals for Easter holiday

Easter is near, and animal-rescue outfits are cringing even before the influx begins. Their common plea: Don’t buy those fuzzy bunnies, ducklings or chicks that start their lives tucked inside Easter baskets or adorning Easter tables. “Don’t buy live Easter animals of any sort unless you’re willing to make a commitment to the life of […]

East Valley Tribune: Gilbert Area Sees Glut of Rabbits

June 14, 2005 – The white and light beige balls of fur look out of place in the desert pasture of a county island surrounded by Gilbert. They should — they never were supposed to be there. The rabbits are the descendants of three unwanted pets Cyndi Bauer saw someone drop off a couple of […]

Arizona Foothills Magazine: Bunny Love

You’ve heard of the Human Society of Arizona, now meet BRAMBLEY HEDGE RABBIT RESCUE. This bunny-loving establishment now only cares for unwanted and abandoned rabbits, it also educates the public about properly handing and maintaining the cuddly creatures. Because there are more bunnies than Brambley Hedge can house, they’re always up for adoption. The organization […]

East Valley Tribune: Group Rescues Abandoned Rabbits

JUNE 3, 2000: It’s becoming an increasingly common scene – young rabbits bred to become Easter gifts are dumped around the Valley as animal brokers try to rid themselves of their unsold stock. “This happens pretty much every time about this time of year when we start seeing the dumps of rabbits,” said Erika Smith, […]