Dog Owners Need Accessible Services, Not Mandates

Dog Owners Need Accessible Services, Not Mandates

We all want to decrease euthanasia rates, encourage responsible pet ownership and support the human-canine bond. Mandates about spaying and neutering dogs aren’t necessarily the way to achieve those goals. These regulations discriminate against dog owners who want to provide good care for their pets but cannot afford it.

In the end, these mandatory spay/neuter regulations criminalize good people. (more…)

Veterinary Team Makes Sure All of the Pets in Their Community Have Access to Proper Care

Veterinary Team Makes Sure All of the Pets in Their Community Have Access to Proper Care

We all love our pets. We all want the best for them. Catrina R. Mathewson, of Pro-Bone-O Veterinary Care (an Animal Farm Foundation grantee), says she sees this every day with the people and pets her organization serves.

“Pets are very important to our clients because pets offer security, hope, companionship and a reason for being alive. Some of our clients cite their pets as the reason they remain sober and are seeking safe housing.”

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