Rabbits are great companions for the right people with the right advance planning and heatlh and welfare considerations.
No animal should be given as a gift, at Easter or other times, as a surprise. Here are two sources about this problem:
Let the Easter Bunny Remain a Mystery: UIUC Pet Columns
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The purpose of this guide is to provide the best available animal health information after an appointment with a veterinarian.