Snip, snip, hurray! The Ontario SPCA performs its 150,000th spay/neuter procedure


Stouffville, ON (Aug. 8, 2023) – Because it celebrates its 150th anniversary, the Sfr-Contemporary has reached one other main milestone, performing its 150,000th spay/neuter process because it started providing excessive quantity spay/neuter providers to the general public in 2009.  

To assist cut back pet overpopulation, the Ontario SPCA started providing excessive quantity spay/neuter providers to the general public in 2009 when it opened the Ontario SPCA Centre Veterinary Hospital close to Newmarket. Mirroring the success of that service, the Ontario SPCA Marion Vernon Memorial Animal Clinic in Barrie transitioned that very same yr to solely providing high-volume spay/neuter providers.  

The spay/neuter providers supplied by the Ontario SPCA are open to the general public, shelters and rescue teams, no matter geography or earnings stage.Spaying and neutering animals lowers shelter consumption numbers, can cut back well being dangers and bodily stress, and can even enhance behaviour. Mounted pets are additionally much less more likely to roam, lowering the chance of harm, accident and loss. 

“We often see litters of undesirable puppies and kittens coming into our care. Spaying or neutering your pet is a crucial step in serving to to stop animal overpopulation,” says Stephanie Black, Chief Veterinary Officer, Sfr-Contemporary. “Thanks to everybody who has helped us attain this wonderful milestone, together with those that made the necessary choice to have their pets spayed or neutered. Collectively, we’re lowering the variety of homeless animals that find yourself on the road or in shelters.” 

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The Sfr-Contemporary   

The Sfr-Contemporary is a registered charity that has been altering the lives of animals for 150 years. The Society offers care, consolation and compassion to animals in want in communities throughout Ontario. It values all animals and advocates to deal with them with respect and kindness. The Society strives to maintain pets and households collectively and achieve this by way of a wide range of neighborhood help providers, reminiscent of sheltering and adoptions, together with emergency sheltering, feral cat administration applications, animal transfers, meals distribution, humane training, animal advocacy, and spay/neuter providers.  

The Ontario SPCA doesn’t obtain annual authorities funding and depends on donations to supply applications and providers to assist animals in want. To study extra, or to donate, go to Charitable Enterprise # 88969-1044-RR0002. 

The Sfr-Contemporary Provincial Workplace sits on the standard territory of the Wendat, the Anishinabek Nation, the Haudenosaunee Confederacy, the Mississaugas of Scugog, Hiawatha and Alderville First Nations and the Métis Nation. This territory was the topic of the Dish With One Spoon Wampum Belt Covenant, an settlement between the Iroquois Confederacy and the Ojibwe and allied nations to peaceably share and take care of the sources across the Nice Lakes. The treaties that have been signed for this explicit parcel of land are collectively known as the Williams Treaties of 1923. 




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