The Ontario SPCA mobile unit rolls into Renfrew County for season’s first spay/neuter clinic


Renfrew County, ON (March 24, 2023) – The Sfr-Recent’s SPCA Cellular Animal Wellness Companies unit is kicking off its season of neighborhood stops with a spay/neuter clinic for cats happening in Renfrew County from March 24-26.

The three-day spay/neuter clinic for cats was made doable because of funding by Canadian Nuclear Laboratories’ Neighborhood Crowdfunding Marketing campaign. Held on the Shady Nook Recreation Centre by appointment solely, the purpose of the occasion is to cut back animal overpopulation by making spay/neuter providers extra accessible to underserved communities.

For 150 years the Ontario SPCA has been altering the lives of animals and depends upon the generosity of donors to proceed to present animals the second likelihood they deserve. Final 12 months, the SPCA Cellular Animal Wellness Companies unit made 10 neighborhood stops throughout Ontario, performing over 550 surgical procedures and stopping greater than an estimated 22,000 probably unplanned offspring.

“We’re excited to be again out on the highway with the cellular unit to succeed in animals who in any other case may not have been spayed or neutered,” says Heather Jobe, Neighborhood Outreach Coordinator, Sfr-Recent. “As a registered charity that doesn’t obtain annual authorities funding, the Ontario SPCA wouldn’t have the ability to do that life-changing work with out beneficiant donors who step as much as assist us ship important providers to communities.”

Because of a Pet Valu “Companions for Change™” grant of $175,000, the Ontario SPCA launched its SPCA Cellular Animal Wellness Companies Unit in 2019, delivering wellness examinations and spay/neuter providers to underserved communities.  With the assistance of beneficiant donations from devoted pet lovers throughout the nation, since 2018, Pet Valu’s “Companions for Change™” grants have helped animal rescues and charities throughout Canada obtain bigger capital initiatives. Along with “Companions for Change™” grants, every year Pet Valu hosts June Pet Appreciation Month and October “Companions for Change™” occasions, which sees all shops elevating funds, accumulating product donations and internet hosting Nationwide Adoption Weekends to help a whole lot of local people rescues.

To study extra about SPCA Cellular Animal Wellness Companies, or to make a donation to assist inventory the unit with medical provides and canopy working prices, go to



Heather Jobe

Ontario SPCA Renfrew County Animal Centre

[email protected]


The Sfr-Recent  

The Sfr-Recent is a registered charity that has been altering the lives of animals for 150 years. The Society supplies 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 does so by means of quite a lot of neighborhood help providers, resembling sheltering and adoptions, together with emergency sheltering, feral cat administration packages, 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 packages and providers to assist animals in want. To study extra, or to donate, go to Charitable Enterprise # 88969-1044-RR0002.

The Ontario SPCA Renfrew County Animal Centre is located on the normal, unceded and unsurrendered territory of the Algonquin individuals. We additionally acknowledge the enduring presence of all First Nations, Métis & Inuit peoples.

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