We are currently facing unprecedented demand for animal adoptions. It seems that everyone has decided that a quarantine is the PERFECT time to bring a new family member or two into their homes. While we certainly don't disagree, we are simply unable to keep up with the volume of adoption applications we have.
Even if we trained more volunteers to process the applications, we would be short one key ingredient: the animals!! We continue to take in animals from local animal control offices; however, many are being adopted straight from the shelters without ever coming through our Rescue. This is not a bad thing, it just means that we have a demand that is greater than we can accommodate.
In order to give our volunteers the chance to catch up and process the applications we have already received, we are temporarily shutting off our adoption application. Please bear with us as we work through the backlog of applications we have.
Additionally, if you absolutely, positively MUST get a pair of guinea pigs or a bunny RIGHT NOW, please consider the resources below instead of visiting the pet store. Pet store piggies and bunnies are sourced from piggy and bunny mills, just like dogs and cats are. Please don't contribute to the problem by purchasing their inventory!!
If you do find yourself with new animals from someplace other than Texas Rustlers, please feel free to bring them by our Rescue on Saturdays between 9am and 5pm. We will gender-check them for you, give you copies of all our education materials, and of course we have all the supplies you need to take care of them properly.