The Hope for Wildlife Society, Homeward Bound City Pound, and independent
animal welfare workers joined resources to remove more than 75 animals from a Nova Scotia home.
With the rescue and rehabilitation efforts of Hope for Wildlife, and the adoption expertise of the Homeward Bound City Pound, each of these pets will be in good hands while they find their forever home.
Working together with staff and volunteers more than 60 birds; including finches, lovebirds, conure parrots, and more, 13 guinea pigs, and 2 hamsters were transported from the home to receive medical care.
New homes will be found for all the animals once they are checked by a veterinarian.Hope Swinimer, of the Hope for Wildlife Society and Homeward Bound City Pound says that help from
the public will be integral to this process.
“With help from the community, we will be able to find happy, healthy homes for these animals”, Swinimer reminds the public “even if you are not able to take in a pet, everyone can work together through word of mouth and social media to find appropriate homes for
As they become medically cleared, the “adoptables” will be posted to Homeward Bound City Pound’s
website at http://citypound.ca/adopt/.
If you or someone you know are looking to add to your family, please visit the website, or stop by 201 Brownlow Avenue Unit 9 between 12pm-4pm, seven days a week.
Homeward Bound City Pound is a proud no-kill facility committed to providing excellent care through teamwork
and continuing education for every customer, every pet, every time. Homeward Bound City Pound is contracted by the Halifax Regional Municipality to provide shelter for dogs that are in violation of the HRM by-law A-700 and critically injured cats picked up by Animal Services.
Hope for Wildlife is a charitable wildlife rehabilitation and education organization located in Seaforth, Nova
Scotia. Since 1997, they have rescued, rehabilitated, and released over 40,000 injured and orphaned wild animals
representing over 250 species. In addition to the ongoing provision of care they offer, Hope for Wildlife aims to
connect people to wildlife in a positive way through knowledge and understanding.
Every year, they assist over 20,000 callers through their wildlife helpline, welcome thousands of visitors to their facilities for tours, give hundreds of offsite educational presentations to community and school groups, and collect a wide range of data from animals treated at the rehabilitation centre.
Source : Media Release