MMC in the Yuma Sun

Heather Dean was interviewed by Stephanie Wilken with the Yuma Sun.

Bunnies, chicks are longtime commitments

Heather Dean, community outreach coordinator with Make Mine Chocolate, an international campaign to help educate people about owning rabbits as pets, said rabbits are the third most abandoned animal in the U.S. after cats and dogs.

She said that while rabbits may seem like a "low maintenance starter pet," owners need to be prepared for an eight- to nine-year commitment.

"And do realize 'my child will become bored with this animal in a few weeks,'" she said.

Keep reading the full article, which also urges people to reconsider giving chicks at Easter, too.

Thanks to Heather for always doing such a great job representing MMC!