The Bunny Hutch Story

The Bunny Hutch and CLIMATES-Rescue is an exotic animal rescue, animal artwork boutique, and educational facility located in Virginia Beach. Our local city-funded shelters…

Location & Hours

Hours: Monday-Friday: By Appointment Only Saturday-Sunday: 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM Last tour starts 1 hour before closing, at 5:00 PM. Walk-in tours can…

Get Involved

Here at CLIMATES-Rescue and The Bunny Hutch, we are always looking for people who want to support our mission to find homes for every…

Animal Adoption

Many of the animals at CLIMATES-Rescue are available for adoption immediately! Check out our adoptable animals: (Please note that this list is updated as…

Support The Bunny Hutch


Upcoming Events

The Bunny Hutch’s facility on Jensen Drive is CLOSED on the follow dates to attend these events, unless otherwise noted!

23 Feb 2019
10AM-1PM (shelter closed all day)
Norfolk Navy Exchange
24 Feb 2019
all day
The Bunny Hutch
18-19 May 2019
Sat 10-6, Sun 11-5 (shelter open normal hours)
Virginia Beach Convention Center
22 June 2019
Town Point Park
17 July 2019
24 July 2019
26-28 July 2019
see Otakon website
Washington, DC
1 Aug 2019


Click here to book The Bunny Hutch for your next event!

Become A Zookeeper For A Day

Learn what it is like to be a zookeeper taking care of exotic animals!


Our Zookeeper For A Day program is for kids and young adults age 8 – 21 who are interested in zookeeping as a career or who just want to try their hand at taking care of these amazing animals.


Get hands-on experience cleaning enclosures, preparing diets, grooming areas, learning how we do exams, participating in behavior training, and more.


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