The Ontario SPCA and Humane Society’s Mobile Animal Wellness Services Unit has rolled into the Ottawa Valley for a three-day spay/neuter clinic that begins today to help reduce pet overpopulation.
The 38-foot SPCA Mobile Animal Wellness Services Unit will be stationed outside the Pembroke Legion, located at 202 Pembroke St. E. in Pembroke, from October 4-6.
All 68 surgery appointments were filled within hours of registration opening. These procedures will prevent an estimated 3,600 potentially unwanted puppies and kittens.
The mobile spay/neuter event marks the first of the year for the SPCA Mobile Animal Wellness Services Unit.
After careful consideration and research to determine the safest way to resume mobile spay/neuter services during COVID-19, the Ontario SPCA has resumed operations with limited contact procedures in place. Animals are dropped off and picked up by their families in a safe curbside process overseen by staff.
“This clinic is part of the Ontario SPCA’s ongoing efforts to reduce pet overpopulation,” says Magdalena Smrdelj, chief veterinary officer, Ontario SPCA and Humane Society. “Through the SPCA Mobile Animal Wellness Services Unit, we are working to create a better future for animals.”
To learn more about SPCA Mobile Animal Wellness Services, or to make a donation, visit ontariospca.ca/mobileservices
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