Exotic Animal/Alternative Pet

Shelter, Rescue and/or Adoption Groups

Debbie Zajchowski - [email protected]
Massachusetts Turtle Rescue, Inc.
29 Carew Terrace
Springfield, MA 01104
Non-Profit Info (Tax EIN#, DLN#, etc. if Avail. ): EIN# 04-3564670
Charles Innis, VMD
155 Turnpike Rd Route 9
Westboro MA 01581
Total pets in Shelter (specify species): Variety; 55
Adoptable pets: 14
Sick pets: 80
Needing Vaccines: N/A
Being Sponsored: 0
Adopted since last update: 11
Unpaid Vet Bills: 0
Permanent Residents: 50
Being Rehabilitated: 80
Needing Surgery: 2
Recent Deaths: 3
Needing Sponsors: 80
Taken In since last update: New Admission to listing.
Unpaid Shelter Bills: $800

Wish List:

Building Supplies
55 gallon Rubbermaid tubs
Live Food (earthworms, crickets, mealworms, zoophobas)
Mazuri Tortoise Diet
Reptomin (aquatic Turtle Diet)
Grazing Seed
Fencing for Outdoor Enclosures
Dremel for beak trimming
Doppler, with a 10 mHz pencil probe
Straight Stainless Steal garage tubes (for tube feeding)
Paper towels
Bleach Comet
Filters and heaters for aquatic turtles
Twenty-Gallon Long Aquariums for Aquatic Turtles
Reptisun 5.0 uvb fluorescent tubes in 18", 24", and 48" lengths
Timers and extension cords
Gift certificates to local grocery stores and hardware stores
Large Kitty liter pans (used as a water source in enclosures)
Overhead shop lights to provide correct uvb lighting above enclosures
Cyprus Mulch (bedding)
Sphagnum Moss (bedding)
Small Refrigerator

Lorraine Denicourt
[email protected]
8 Pluff Avenue
N Reading MA 01864
(978) 664-5006
Salem Animal Hospital
Dr. Brust
South Broadway
Salem NH 03079
Total ferrets in shelter: 22
Adoptable ferrets: 18
Sick/injured: 1
Needing vaccinations: 9 distemper & rabies
Being fostered: 14
Adopted out: 3
Unpaid vet bills: $0
Donations could be made in shelter name/account
directly to the Salem Animal Hospital for future bills.
Permanent residents: 2
Being rehabilitated: 4
Needing spay/neuter: 2
Taken in: 13

Updated from FML: 12-28-98
Wish List: Hepa Air Purifer, TF/Iams Kitten, Nutri-Cal, kitty litter/woodstove pellets, bleach, unscented liquid laundry detergent, cage cleaner, paper towels, Q-tips, children's Benadryl, Pepto Bismol

The shelter is a very busy one attempting to meet all the needs of the ferrets that are there. Between the shelter and its foster homes all the fuzzbutts are getting the special love and attention they deserve but supplies and volunteers are always needed and welcomed.
Donna Spirito, [email protected]
The Educated Ferret
43 North Main Street
South Hadley, MA 0l075
(413) 538-7108.
South Hadley Veterinary Clinic
607 Newton Street
South Hadley, MA 01075
(413) 539-9868
Total ferrets in shelter: 15
Adoptable ferrets: 11
Being rehabilitated: 2
Being fostered: 2
Adopted out since last update: 3
Permanent residents: 3
Being sponsored: 1

Updated from FML: 3-23-99
Food we could use coupons for: Beechnut, Gerber, Iams, Totally Ferret Proplan Growth, Merrick ferret food.
Wish List: Petromalt, earmite treatment, a small filing cabinet