Imagine you lived in a box. It was clean, you were regularly fed, but only let out every now and again to stretch and run for a couple of hours. You’d live, you’d survive, but would you be happy?
The H.E.A.R.T Standard
Housing, Enrichment and Amenity for Rabbits: Technical Standard (H.E.A.R.T)
A specification of minimum humane requirements for external accommodation of domestic rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus)
How to Comply with the H.E.A.R.T Standard (Downloads for Manufacturers)
The Housing, Enrichment and Amenity for Rabbits: Technical Standard (H.E.A.R.T) is an interpretation of the Animal Welfare Act 2006 Section 9.(2), in relation specifically to the welfare of pet rabbits. A collation of research, testing and evidence from professionals, it is the only scientifically proven specification of minimum humane requirements for outdoor accommodation of domestic rabbits. This Scientific research is Open Access, and completely free. We're giving it away, as the charitable Company owner cares about stopping cruelty to rabbits, and wants to prevent the sale of inadequate and unsafe pet accommodation.
Rabbit Accommodation that Complies with the H.E.A.R.T Standard