Snip, snip, hurray! We’ve reached our 150,000th spay/neuter milestone

It’s a particular 12 months for the Sfr-Contemporary. Not solely are we celebrating our 150th anniversary in 2023, we additionally carried out our 150,000th spay/neuter process! So far, we’ve prevented an unbelievable 4,010,640 kittens and a pair of,816,280 puppies from contributing to pet overpopulation. 

Excessive-volume companies  

To assist cut back pet overpopulation, the Ontario SPCA started providing high-volume spay/neuter companies 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 12 months to completely providing high-volume spay/neuter companies.  

Spaying/neutering saves lives  

The spay/neuter companies provided by the Ontario SPCA are open to the general public, shelters and rescue teams, no matter geography or revenue degree.Spaying and neutering animals lowers shelter consumption numbers, can cut back well being dangers and bodily stress, and may also enhance behaviour. Mounted pets are additionally much less prone to roam, lowering the danger of damage, accident and loss. 

Huge numbers, huge affect 

The numbers converse for themselves. Do you know that one unspayed feminine canine can produce as many as 80 puppies in her lifetime, and one unspayed feminine cat can have as many as 120 kittens all through the course of her life? That’s why animals adopted by means of the Ontario SPCA are spayed or neutered, together with being vaccinated and microchipped.  

Spay it ahead  

In the event you’ve already spayed or neutered you furry member of the family, thanks! You’ve taken an vital step to assist cut back pet overpopulation, which suggests fewer homeless animals in shelters.  

Wish to do extra? Please contemplate “spaying it ahead” by donating in direction of the price of a spay or neuter procedures for a canine or cat in our care. Click on right here to spay it ahead for a canine. Or click on right here when you’d prefer to spay it ahead for a cat. 

For extra data on spay/neuter companies, together with appointment reserving choices, go to  



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