They may be small, but their hearts are big! With countless adorable small animals seeking forever homes, now’s the perfect time to discover why they make ideal pets.

Adorable little hamsters make wonderful companions for anyone seeking affordable, low-maintenance pets. Their small size makes them ideal for any living space, and their playful nature can bring joy to both children and adults alike. Hamsters generally love to be handled, and watching them go round and round on their exercise wheel never gets old! Learn more about adopting a hamster here.

Birds are sociable, intelligent, and can form wonderful bonds with their families. We currently have parakeets, love birds, and finches available for adoption, each one is special in their own unique way. Many people enjoy having birds as pets because of the variety of beautiful colors they come in and the calming little chirping noises they make. Due to their social nature, birds are often best adopted in pairs. Learn more about adopting a bird here.

Known for their gentle nature and sociable personalities, rabbits enjoy being around people and, with proper introduction, other buns! They make great indoor pets and are an ideal choice for those who reside in apartments or houses without yards. Many owners keep ‘house rabbits.’ This means they are frequently free to roam the house or a dedicated room or space that is rabbit-proof and free of hazards. They can even be trained to use a litter box! Learn more about adopting a rabbit here.

Rats are highly social creatures. With some training and familiarity, they enjoy being handled and interacting with their human companions. Many people enjoy rats because of their high intelligence. They are very food-motivated and can be trained to do a variety of things such as solving puzzles, responding to their name, fetching a toy, giving a high-five, and much more!

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