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My name is HAZEL!

Mini Rex for adoption in Boston, Massachusetts - HAZEL
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I'm being cared for by:
Animal Rescue League of Boston

Facts about HAZEL

  • Breed: Mini Rex
  • Color: Unknown
  • Age: Adult
  • Size: Standard
  • Sex: Female
  • ID#: 11754074-A256411
  • Hair: Medium
Meet HAZEL!

Hazel is a 4-year old female rabbit. She was surrendered because the dog in the home was a little TOO interested in her (although she was fine with the dog). She enjoys petting and is quite social - she loves to hop over and sit up on her back legs to say hi. She is still getting used to being held, but with continued handling and socialization in the home she will likely make progress. She could do well in a home with all ages. The shelter staff will need to see a photo of the cage/enclosure she is going to be living in, prior to going home.

Rabbit care is fairly easy to learn. Rabbits need an enclosure that is at least three times as long as their bodies and ideally twice their body length wide. The enclosure should be tall enough that the rabbit can stretch upwards and not touch the top with their ears. If the cage has a wire bottom, it must be covered with cardboard or paper liners. Ideally avoid sheets and towels as some rabbits chew on and ingest the fibers which can be fatal. They need access to clean hay and water at all times and should have a ration of rabbit grain every day and an un-chewable ceramic or glass bowl to eat out of. They can learn to urinate and defecate in a litter box with time so provide them with one filled with absorbent, soft bedding that is big enough for them to fit their entire body. Rabbits need several hours a day of exercise outside of their cage. They need to be able to stretch their limbs, run and hop and tire themselves out every day. This keeps them physically and mentally healthy and stops them from being destructive out of boredom. You can let them free roam in your home under your supervision, but make sure to keep them away from wires as they will chew them and could electrocute themselves. Many people set up an X Pen play area and move all the rabbits amenities into it for play time. Some cheap toy ideas are cardboard boxes, (without tape), toilet paper rolls, paper towel roles, crumpled plain paper, cereal boxes, phone books and any other paper/cardboard items you aren''t using anymore. All rubber and plastic items pose a danger as rabbits may chew and ingest them. The possibilities for rabbit enrichment are endless and it''s easy to do!

HAZEL is already spayed and can go home today!
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About Animal Rescue League of Boston

About Our Shelter...

The Boston facility serves as the headquarters for the Animal Rescue League of Boston. The site houses the administrative offices, extensive animal housing, an adoption center, an outpatient veterinary clinic, four ambulances, and the majority of the law enforcement department.

Our Adoption Process...

.The Animal Rescue League of Boston requires the following documentation as part of the adoption process:

Proof that adopter is 21 years of age or older
A Massachusetts ID with valid current address (No Student IDs) - or any Government Issued ID along with piece of mail with current address (ie water bill, tax bill, phone bill etc)
Complete an application and interview with adoption personnel

Pet Adoption Fees
Cats 5 months and younger $200
Cats 6 months to 3 years $150
Cats 4 years to 7 years $125
Cats 8 years and older $100
Dogs 5 months and younger $450
Dogs 6 months to 7 years $300
Dogs 8 years and older $200
Rabbits $75, pair for $125
Guinea Pigs $35, pair $50
Ferrets $90, pair $150
Small Animals $25+, dependent on species
Birds $10-$150+, dependent on species

Adoption fee includes the following:
Initial health screening and veterinary examination
Initial vaccinations
Spaying or Neutering
Veterinary care valued at up to $200 should your pet develop a shelter-related illness within the first seven days of adoption
Rabies vaccination for dogs, cats and ferrets
Permanent microchip identification and registration
Heartworm test and 1st dose of preventative medication for dogs
1st dose of flea prevention/treatment for dogs and cats
Feline Leukemia test for cats
Deworming for intestinal parasites
Tag, collar, and leash or carrier