Rabbits can provide emotional support, but no one should get a rabbit thinking they are maintenance-free pets, says Anne Martin, executive director of the House Rabbit Society. Rabbits have distinct personalities; for example, Finn is a Holland lop that has helped a college student deal with major depressive disorder and Budgie is a now-elderly, arthritic rabbit that has been a woman's companion through death and disease.
Rabbits give emotional support but aren't care-free
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