Frisky Ferrets, Fuzzies, & Feathered Friends Rescue & Sanctuary (F5rs)

Rating: 4.98 stars   46 reviews

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Location: 11836 South Ave Box #19 North Lima OH 44452 USA

Mission: F5RS (Frisky Ferrets, Fuzzies, & Feathered Friends Rescue & Sanctuary) is dedicated to the practice and promotion of the idea that life is guaranteed to all healthy, sick, injured, or behaviorally unsound animals where medical and/or behavioral intervention can provide quality of life. At our facility, each animal receives individual consideration, regardless of health, age, prior abuse or trauma, or feral status. We provide care and treatment for all animals as needed, including veterinary care, appropriate nutrition, exercise, clicker training, and socialization with people and other animals.
Results: We have been able to find forever loving homes for many small mammals & rabbits and have been able to maintain and start new educational programs. We have also been able to exand our Bunnies in Baskets (Therapy Rabbits) program to be able to visit more people and start our SomeBunny to Read To children's reading program.
Target demographics: the educate on house rabbits and the care and health of small animals & parrots, and our therapy rabbits help the elderly in nursing homes, adult disabled, & children with autism.
Direct beneficiaries per year: Park Vista nursing home, Autism Society of Ohio, Mahoning Chapter, Beyond Expectations Speech Center, Fairhaven workshops, Gateways to Better Living
Geographic areas served: The Mahoning Valley area
Programs: Bunnies in Baskets (Therapy Rabbits) SomeBunny to Read To program Flat Jefe Adventures Be Bold for Bunnies Book Educational Hands-On Visits You and Your Bun Pet Classes Bunny Care Pet Classes Bunny Care the Sequel Pet Classes Grooming and Message for the Healthy Bun Pet Classes Bad Bunny? Pet Classes Bunny Athletes Pet Classes Parrot Nutrition and How to Provide it Pet Classes Clicker Training for Parrots Pet Classes Parrots of the Jungle Birthday Parties Bunnies are Best Birthday Parties Birds and Buns Combo Program Birthday Parties
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Rating: 5 stars  

These guys are absolutely amazing! They care so much about their rescues and volunteers: way more than any other rescue I've ever seen! I love them and their organization. I always look forward to my volunteer days with them and their buns!

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

I love this rescue dearly. The owner of f5rs is the most caring woman in the world and would do anything for her bunnies.

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

They are so giving of care and love to each fur baby or animal in their care. Every case is given time and attention, even last minute emergencies. They stopped and answer all my questions. They relieved my anxiety and very so calming and gentle with the bun.

 
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1 person found this review helpful

This is a wonderful organization! People do not really realize the time and effort that is needed to maintain the types of pets. This organization dedicates itself to taking care of these animals and educating the public about the care required for these animals. The organization also uses many of its animals as therapy pets. The individuals of this organization put their heart and soul into these animals and it shows!

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

A lot

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2014

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

Excellent and wonderfully caring group of people dedicated to making the lives of bunnies better :) extremely knowledgeable, dedicated and passionate about their work!

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

A lot

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2014

 
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1 person found this review helpful

It's a very good organization! They are very knowledgeable about the animals and they take excellent care of them. I love helping out because they are all around good people. If you are looking for people who know about their animals and will help you better understand how to have a happy healthy bunny!

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

Life-changing

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2014

 
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1 person found this review helpful

I am proud to be a part of such a wonderful and caring rescue. where the needs of the rescue are put above anything else. This rescue operates with a very small staff, but manages to get so many things done. Sassy, the founder, is an amazing woman who gives everything (and then some) to the rescue. I know for a fact that she goes without so that the rescue can have what it needs. She puts the rescue and its needs before anything else in her life, and she manages to accomplish small miracles every day. She takes a personal interest in every furry, fuzzy or feathered soul to come to her. She finds it near impossible to turn away those truly in need. This rescue works hard not just to save lives by taking in abandoned and neglected animals, but they try very hard to get out into the community and educate people about the responsibility of having a pet and what that means. Sassy continues to learn as much as she can about how to make those in her care as happy and healthy as they can be. She also tries to spread that knowledge to anyone who has a need or interest. I have had a lot of experience with many rescues and I can honestly say that F5RS is the gold standard, and should be the example for many other rescues.

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

Some

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

 
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