Our adoption process...
To learn more about our new process click here.
If you are interested in adopting a new family member, please complete the Small Animal Adoption Application via the button below. One of our friendly staff members will be in touch. Walk-in adoptions are also now accepted.
Small animals available for adoption can be viewed online below or onsite.
Please only complete the application if you are applying for a specific small animal. Unfortunately, we cannot refer back to general applications.
Keep an eye on this page as it changes daily and if you see an animal that you think might be a good fit for your lifestyle - submit your application.
All small animals & birds are health checked by our vet and given any treatment they may require. Our shelter team are experts at supporting you to make the right choice for your lifestyle.
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Small Animal & Birds Adoption Prices
Rabbit (including desexing and initial vaccination) - $120
Ferret (including desexing and initial vaccination) - $80
Guinea pig - $20
Birds - prices dependent on breed
Small Animal Adoption Application