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47 animals turned in at exotic pet surrender event in Florence

FLORENCE, Wis. (WLUC) – Forty-seven animals had been turned in at an exotic pet surrender event in Florence, Wis., on Saturday, in accordance to a press release from J&R Aquatic Animal Rescue.

Included in the surrenders were turtles, three sugar gliders, and a a few-legged iguana named Gizmo.

The Exotic Pet Surrender Event was held Saturday at Florence All-natural Source Center situated at 5638 Forestry Dr, Florence, WI 54121.  Area organizations have been on hand accepting fish, invertebrates, reptiles, pet birds, tiny mammals, and vegetation — no questions requested.

In some locations, there are no rehoming possibilities for unique animals this sort of as fish, birds, and reptiles, the animal rescue business enterprise suggests. Some pet house owners that are not able to care for their pet may well assume that releasing the animal is the proper issue to do, even so, releasing a pet is damaging for the animal and the surroundings.

This event brought alongside one another a assortment of location rehoming companions that present accountable options to release for unique pet entrepreneurs who are no for a longer period able to treatment for their pets. J&R Aquatic Animal Rescue (JRAAR) hosted the event with assist from numerous other location organizations including Florence All-natural Useful resource Heart, Wild Rivers Invasive Species Coalition, Florence County Land Conservation, and University of Wisconsin Sea Grant/Drinking water Resources Institutes.

This system is attainable due to their sponsors, Dubia.com and Pageant Foods.

Thoughts pertaining to the Unique Pet Surrender Event or about future surrenders can be directed to John Moyles of J&R Aquatic Animal Rescue. He can be achieved at [email protected] The future Unique Pet Surrender Celebration will be on Saturday, Aug. 13 among 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. at the Fond du Lac Public Library located at 32 Sheboygan St, Fond du Lac, WI 54935.

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