Mandatory Spay/Neuter Laws Aren’t the Best Way to Create Safe And Humane Communities

Mandatory Spay/Neuter Laws Aren’t the Best Way to Create Safe And Humane Communities

We all want to decrease euthanasia rates, encourage responsible pet ownership and support the human-canine bond, but mandates about spaying and neutering dogs aren’t necessarily the way to achieve those goals. That’s because mandatory spay/neuter laws criminalize dog guardians who want to provide good care for their pets but cannot afford it.

It should go without saying that this damages the human-canine bond. (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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