What is a rehoming fee?
Credit:AllieKFCC-BY-SA 2.0
Q:

What is a rehoming fee?

A:

Quick Answer

A rehoming fee is an amount asked for by a pet owner or rescuer when they are adopting or readopting a pet to a home. Many animal organizations believe that 'free to good home' ads place pets in danger of not being adopted to a good home.

 Know More

Full Answer

Animal rescue sites such as The Forgotten Cats of Toledo suggest that pet owners or rescuers ask for a nominal fee of 20 to 50 dollars to rehome a cat, depending on how much veterinary work the cat has had performed. This is thought to weed out people that use animals illegally to resell to testing facilities or the like.

Learn more about Pets

Related Questions

  • Q:

    Can I keep a meerkat as a pet?

    A:

    A meerkat, despite its cute, engaging appearance, does not make a good house pet. Even among themselves, meerkats are very aggressive and extend this behavior toward humans as well.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    What are some pet monkey names?

    A:

    Some exotic pet names for animals like monkeys include Macchiato, Madagasca and Mango. Mayhem, Maxi and Meeko are also suitable monkey names. Pet monkeys may also be named after famous monkeys, such as George from the "Curious George" children's books.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    What is the difference between purebred and hybrid?

    A:

    A purebred pet is the result of two parents with unmixed lineage of the same breed, while a hybrid is the result of two parents of completely different lineage or breed. An example of a purebred dog is a Great Dane. An example of a hybrid dog is a Goldendoodle.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    Is a maned wolf suitable as a pet?

    A:

    The maned wolf is a wild member of the canid family from South America and would not make a suitable pet. It is a near-threatened species due to habitat loss, road accidents and interaction with local dogs. The maned wolf is the largest canid in South America.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:

Explore