Updated: Friday, 17th November 2017 @ 12:59pm

Pooches, felines and bunnies need new families: Landmark adoption service launched in Stockport with RSPCA

Pooches, felines and bunnies need new families: Landmark adoption service launched in Stockport with RSPCA

By Dean Wilkins

A landmark relationship between the RSPCA and Stockport’s Pets at Home is being launched to help cruelly treated animals find a new family and home.

The animal rescue charity launched the ground-breaking collaboration yesterday as ignored cats, dogs and rabbits will be helped into adoption at the Stockport store.

It is the first of four centres across England and Wales to take part in the first-ever in-store RSPCA adoption centre and there are currently four bunnies and felines seeking new residence – while pooches are brought in on weekends.

Gavin Grant, CEO of the RSPCA, said: “The RSPCA and Pets at Home want to see happy and healthy pets. With ever more animals being abandoned and abused, there's so much we can do together.

“I'm excited by the prospect of more rescued pets being rehomed and many more people being educated about better animal care and welfare.”

The centre is complete with a living room area for customers to seek advice on pet care and adoption and to meet pets in a relaxed setting.

Our staff will also provide information about other RSPCA animals available for adoption in the local area.

Nick Wood, CEO of Pets at Home, said: “At Pets at Home, we are passionate about pets and their welfare. We’ve been working hard to develop Pets at Home and RSPCA joint branded pet care literature and ensure customers are making the right decision when introducing a new pet to the family.

“The store in Stockport already offers services such as grooming, microchipping, free nutrition consultations, weight checks and a Companion Care veterinary surgery.”

Picture courtesy of Robobobo

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