Rock Island, Moline, East Moline, etc. Mobile clinic that visits sites in Hammond, St. Discount certificates for people who demonstrate a financial need. Discounts for qualified low income families.
You and your cat must meet various criteria to qualify for this program. Friends of Felines is run entirely by volunteers. They can also help people find services for feral cats. For pets of people with low income. Please forward this error screen to sharedip-10718044137. Please forward this error screen to 66. Low cost or free spay-neuter programs in U.
Listed by state and area code. But other programs serve all kinds of people and cats. We believe the listing details below are correct at this writing, but call the program to be sure. If you don’t find a service listed for your area, don’t give up. If you have rescued a cat or you caretake ferals, ask local vet clinics whether they offer some kind of good-Samaritan discount. For example, sometimes a clinic will require that a cat receive a rabies vaccination if he has not already had one. Rabies vaccinations are required by law in many areas of the U.
Based on recent research about vaccine safety, effectiveness, and duration of effect, most veterinarians are not giving as many vaccinations as in the past. Decisions about vaccinations should be based on current knowledge about vaccines and the cat’s age, lifestyle, and health status. There are millions of healthy cats and kittens put to death each year in U. Some people don’t know this, or they don’t recognize this is related to themselves or their cats. Some people believe it’s more fair to allow the cat to mate «just this once» — or they think a female cat’s pregnancy and kittens will be sweet or educational for their human children. Spaying reduces her frantic interest in the outdoors and reduces the chances that she’ll wander far.
Unaltered cats have urges that make them irritable and anxious. Neutering a male reduces his risk from numerous health problems. Post the flyers in supermarkets and other public places where flyers are accepted. Distribute flyers to households in your neighborhood, especially those with new or unaltered pets. Plus, young kittens bounce back faster from the procedures than older kittens or cats. Due to traditions in some vet schools, some veterinarians are not familiar with the procedure or have no experience performing the surgery on younger kittens. Also, the procedure requires the safer and more expensive inhalant anesthetics such as isoflorane.
The Case for Early Neutering» by veterinarians Alicia Faggella, Patricia Olson, and Mark Bloomberg, which has been endorsed by the American Veterinary Medical Association, among others. To learn more about the video or if you are a veterinarian wishing to discuss it, write Dr. Mackie at 450 Arcadia Drive, San Pedro, CA 90731. Friends of Animals will send you an order form and a directory of participating veterinarians nationwide. You pay Friends of Animals for a certificate which you then take to the vet. Veterinarians are invited to call for information about participating.
Private veterinarians, community programs, and special clinics participate nationwide. For feral and stray cats. Open six days a week, but call for information first. Pet cats and feral cats. No appointments necessary for ferals. Need to be refered by AAWL, humane society, or Pet Pride. For feral and pet cats. Animal Crusaders of Arizona, Inc. Also low cost vaccination clinics held twice a month. As long as the humane association has funds available, they offer vouchers for local pets to be spayed or neutered. Pick up an application at the Polk County Library, 410 8th Street, Mena AR and follow the instructions on the form. This program depends on donations and grants to operate, so at times, funds may run out.