Frisky Ferrets, Fuzzies, & Feathered Friends Rescue & Sanctuary (F5RS)

Rating: 4.98 stars   62 reviews


11836 South Ave Box #19 North Lima OH 44452 USA


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.


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:



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  

2 people found this review helpful

I became involved with F5RS over two years ago when I began following their informational posts on Facebook. I began talking to the director and discovered how remarkable her work is. In a poor community, where unemployment is rampant, she runs an awesome rescue that is virtually self-supported. If she isn't working with the bunnies, she's out on a Bunnies in Baskets therapy bun visit, or teaching classes in rabbit care and clicker training for new and prospective bunny parents. She also does weekly flea market sales to raise money for medical expenses and care of her feathered or furred charges. She works this rescue literally 24/7 365. I have never known Sassy to turn away a bun or bird in need. She has taken in rescues from Virginia to Alabama, along with bunnies or other creatures in need of sanctuary because of health or behavioral issues. In short, she's an angel. I give her my hightest rating....and my deepest admiration.

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Thank you so much for your review and kind words!