It is always important to learn about the proper care needed to be a responsible pet rabbit parent, and most shelters and rescues can help you with this as well. MyHouseRabbit.com provides the following information on the Benefits of Adopting:
"Rescues often have rabbits of varying sizes, breeds, and ages. So, if you were looking specifically for a young, agouti mini lop, you will most likely find a good fit at the local shelter. But, you also might surprise yourself and fall in love with an older mixed breed rabbit once you start looking.