In the 2011 - 2012 financial year in Australia 2,574* other animals were euthanized by the RSPCA. As part of the RSPCA reporting structure other animals includes, poultry, rabbits, guinea pigs, ferrets, rats and mice.
These are all animals which may have been adopted.
**RSPCA Australia National Statistics 2011 - 2012
One of the largest guinea pig shelters Australian Cavy Sanctuary regularly has 1000’s of guinea pigs being surrendered each and every year. These are no kill and non for profit rescues. They rely solely on adoptions and support from the public to continue to save lives.