SPCA Looking For People To Foster Baby Cottontail Bunnies and Squirrels
Cats and dogs are obviously the most popular animals for people to adopt but have you ever thought about fostering other animals? Maybe a bunny or even a squirrel?
The SPCA Serving Erie County is currently looking for people to join their "Wildlife Department Team." Fostering cottontail Easter bunnies and grey squirrels.
It may sound like a challenge but the SPCA makes it easy to train to become a wildlife foster parent and to care for the animals properly.
Not every home is a suitable one for foster bunnies or squirrels but the SPCA will hold a special training session at the SPCA's Humane Education Center on Thursday, January 23rd at 6 p.m.
Here's the bulk of the information you need to know:
Some of the key points to becoming a foster parent for bunnies or squirrels are non-stress environments with little sound (like radios or TV's) and having enough free time, like retired or work from home.
Cottontail bunnies usually are fostered for 1-2 weeks, while squirrels foster care time lasts anywhere from 2-6 weeks.
If you want to help foster a bunny or squirrel, you can contact the SPCA Serving Erie County. The training session will happen at 300 Harlem Road in West Seneca.