Please note that there is a required minimum adoption donation of $10 for the first one, and $7 for each after. It costs substantial amounts of money to provide the extensive care (day-to-day care, medications, emergency veterinary care, etc.) which most hamsters need after we rescue them.
PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING STATEMENTS BELOW CAREFULLY. IF YOU CAN SEE YOURSELF RELINQUISHING A PET FOR ANY OF THESE REASONS, PLEASE DO NOT CONSIDER ADOPTING A PET. PLEASE CHECK EACH BOX PROVING YOU HAVE READ AND DO NOT CONSIDER ANY OF THESE AN ISSUE:
Before you click submit, please note that ALL questions on the application must be answered in order for it to submit. We recommend scrolling trough your application after you finish the questionnaire, in order to make sure there are no red highlighted question boxes.
Once you have submitted the application, an ECC representative will contact you as soon as possible to confirm the receipt.
There are too many animals in the house already.
Animal related allergies.
You are moving and cannot take the animals with you.
The cost of maintaining healthy hamsters is too much. (Average veterinary bill is $100+, please consider pet insurance.)
House soiling issue.
Inadequate facilities to raise hamster(s).
The hamster(s) does not get along with other pets.
You get divorced or separated and no longer want the hamster(s) you had together.
Child bored with the hamster(s).
Sheds too much.
Too hard to care for.
Not enough time.
Having a baby.
HISTORY WITH PETS