Most rabbits aren't freaked out by being at the vet as they wait for surgery. We typically put ours in a carrier with hay, pellets, and water, and they sit and munch until it's their turn.
We are as gods to the beasts of the fields. We order the time o' their birth and the time o' their death. Between times, we ha' a duty. - Terry Pratchett.
"Men have forgotten this truth", said the fox, "But you must not forget it. You become responsible, forever, for what you have tamed. - Antoine de Saint-Exupéry