Will PetSmart Take My Guinea Pig Back?

Can you surrender a guinea pig to Petco?

People surrender animals to our local Petco stores all the time, and one of the requirements for surrender is that they surrender their cage, regardless of size.

Where can I give my guinea pig away?

Places to Adopt Guinea Pigs and Other Pocket Pets

  • 01 of 04. Craigslist and Other Classified Sites. Gary Ombler / Getty Images.
  • 02 of 04. Small Animal Rescues.
  • 03 of 04. Animal Shelters.
  • 04 of 04. Pet Stores.

Does PetSmart take hamsters back?

Petsmart will either put the hamster back up for sale after a short quarantine period and vet visit if necessary or adopt them out if they were brought back for a behavioral or health reason.

Does Humane Society take guinea pigs?

Do you take in any type of animal? San Diego Humane Society only accepts companion animals that are kept as pets, including cats, dogs, rabbits, guinea pigs, hamsters, mice, reptiles and birds. We take in livestock when necessary as part of our Humane Law activities.

Will Petco take unwanted pets?

Petco does not sell cats or dogs. Either way, Petco’s policy is not to turn away an animal it has adopted or sold out. If you cannot keep your rabbit for example, Petco will take the animal back and try to rehome it.

Will animal control pick up a dog?

In most cases, animal control will pick up a stray dog. Some will pick up the animal, while others may require that you bring the pup to their facility. Start by calling your local animal control to find out your area’s policies on strays.

How do I give up my guinea pig?

Surrendering a Guinea Pig

Otherwise, if you need to find another home for your guinea pig, there are two options: Option 1: You can contact your local animal shelter to surrender your guinea pig. Note, however, that most area organizations are not “no kill” shelters–you should ask before turning an animal in.

How much does a guinea pig cost?

Guinea pigs are pretty cheap to buy, costing anywhere from $10 to $40, with the average price of a guinea pig being around $25. However, they also have setup and ongoing costs. Expect to fork out $200 to begin with, and then up to another $40 a month for a pair of piggies.

How do you find a home for a guinea pig?

Research local rescues or animal shelters.

Ensure that the rescue will not adopt out guinea pigs for breeding, testing/research, or as bait for other animals. Look on Google and Petfinder to see if there are any rescues to close to you. Depending on where you live, you may have to take an hours drive to reach a rescue.

What happens to animals returned to PetSmart?

Petco and Petsmart have relationships with local shelters and rescues (generally for cats, dogs and sometimes small pets like rabbits); if a pet is returned to the store, it will be sent back to the originating organization, which will determine the next best avenue to get the pet adopted.

Can you return dead fish to PetSmart?

Short Answer: The PetSmart fish return policy allows customers 14 days to return a fish, dead or alive. You must return the fish to the store along with your receipt and may need to provide your photo ID or, if the fish has died, a water sample. For more details on returning fish at PetSmart, see below.

What does PetSmart do with returned food?

Regardless of whether you mistakenly purchased the wrong item or your pet simply would not eat the pet food, PetSmart will refund your purchase. Return your pet food item to a PetSmart store or mail it in for a refund. Refunds are available in cash, merchandise return cards or funds returned to your credit card.