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Habitattitude Exotic Pet Surrender Event (WI)
June 12, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Do you have an exotic pet that you are no longer able to care for? If so, bring your pet to the Habitattitude Exotic Pet Surrender Event on June 12th between 12 PM and 3 PM at Home2 Suites Located at 4135 Oakwood Hills Parkway, Eau Claire, WI. 54701. Area organizations will be accepting fish, invertebrates, reptiles, pet birds, small mammals, and plants –no questions asked.
In some areas, there are no rehoming options for exotic animals such as fish, birds, and reptiles. Some pet owners that are unable to care for their pet may think that releasing the animal is the right thing to do, however, releasing a pet is harmful for the animal and the environment.
This event brings together a collection of area rehoming partners that provide responsible alternatives to release for exotic pet owners who are no longer able to care for their pets. J&R Aquatic Animal Rescue (JRAAR) is hosting the June 12th event with help from several other area organizations including University of Wisconsin Sea Grant/Water Resources Institutes.
This program is possible due to our sponsor Festival Foods and their Paw Away Hunger Program.
Questions regarding the Habitattitude Exotic Pet Surrender Event can be directed to John Moyles of J&R Aquatic Animal Rescue. He can be reached at email@example.com.