Great River Rescue is now offering a new tool to help people who can no longer keep their pets find new homes for them.
According to a release, the “Home to Home” tool allows pets to go from one home to another, without having to surrender them to the shelter.
The free website has some rules, including a stipulation that no “rehoming” fees exchange hands.
According to Great River Rescue Executive Director Brandon Mustful “The closure of the shelter in response to the Coronavirus Pandemic really opened our eyes to the need to give people more options for rehoming their pets. The shelter had to drastically reduce animal intake, which was already at high demand, leaving people in difficult circumstances.
“Home To Home gives people another option for pets that might not do well in a shelter setting, or might not be able to enter the shelter in a timely fashion.”
The shelter will monitor the website to ensure rules are being followed, and are available for advice when it comes to rehoming pets.