Rabbit Rescue Spurs Adoption Push at Salem’s Northeast Animal Shelter

SALEM, MA — Northeast Animal Shelter will host one other in a sequence of small pet adoptions this weekend because the Salem shelter seeks eternally properties for dozens of guinea pigs, rabbits and small birds following a latest rabbit rescue Connects with MSCPA-Angel.

The occasion is being organized amid an pressing name for adopters. MSPCA shelters in Boston, Methuen and Cape Cod, in addition to Northeast Animal Shelter in Salem, are being “pushed to the boundaries for small animal housing” following the latest regulation enforcement seizure of 19 rabbits.

Particulars of that seizure haven’t been launched, and the MSPCA mentioned they might not touch upon the continuing investigation.

About 200 guinea pigs, rabbits and birds can be found with every cage in full shelters throughout the state and plenty of extra small animals are anticipated to give up quickly.

“Not solely are cages full, however we’re additionally working out of foster properties,” mentioned Brian Rogers, assistant director of adoption facilities and packages at MSPCA-Angel. “We actually want adopters to step up and provides these animals the loving properties they deserve.”

This weekend, adopters of little ones can achieve this by waiving the adoption payment.

Adopters will save $85 per rabbit, $30 per guinea pig, and between $15 and $45 per hen. This cash could be reapplied in the direction of the price of caring for the brand new pet.

Adopters trying so as to add a small pet to their household can go to right here to register for the occasion and take a look at the animals out there for adoption in Salem.

Sebastian and Flounder are two parrots out there at a fee-free adoption program this weekend at Northeast Animal Shelter and MSPCA-Angel Shelters in Salem. (MSPCA-Angel)

(Scott Souza is a patch area editor masking Beverly, Denver, Marblehead, Peabody, Salem and Swampscott. He could be contacted at Scott.Souza@Patch.com. Twitter: @Scott_Souza.)

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