The Importance of Spaying/NeuteringSpaying or neutering your companion animal is an essential part of being a responsible pet owner. Millions of kittens, puppies, cats, and dogs are euthanized in pounds across the country each year because there simply are not enough homes for them all.
Below are some of the organizations that may be able to help you get your pet spayed or neutered at an affordable price
Kent Animal Shelter provides low cost spay/neuter services to the public. More than 3000 animals are spayed or neutered at Kent Animal Shelter's low cost spay/neuter clinic each year.
Please call Kent Animal Shelter at 631-727-7797 for more information. Ask about Kent's free rabies clinics!
Kent Animal Shelter Low Cost Spay/Neuter Clinic -- 631-727-7797
Friends of Animals Spay/Neuter Hotline
Call the Friends of Animals Spay/Neuter Hotline, and they'll send you a list of participating veterinarians in your area and an order form for your low cost spay/neuter certificate. It's as simple as that!
FoA's system has helped people avoid the unnecessarily high costs of spaying and neutering of approximately 65,000 animals each year.The recommended age for spay/neutering is 2-6 months of age.
Female animals should be spayed before their first heat (estrus cycle.) They do not need to have a litter before spaying.
FoA certificates are not valid for a cat if the cat is to be declawed. Cats need their claws for protection and for their physical and mental well-being. Declawing is painful, cruel and psychologically damaging.
Friends of Animals Spay/Neuter Hotline -- 1-800-321-PETS
Island Rescue1500 N. Clinton Avenue, Bayshore, NY 11706 631-968-8700
Low cost spay/neuter services available.