Spay & Neuter Archives – Florida Animal Friend

Busting Myths About Spay & Neuter

Despite the many benefits for both animals and their owners, there are myths about spaying and neutering your pets that find ways to circulate in our communities. The truth is, it’s important to spay and neuter your pets for health and behavioral reasons. Plus, sterilizing dogs and cats helps curb pet overpopulation and animal homelessness, … Continued

Springtime Spay and Neuter Facts

At Florida Animal Friend, our mission is simple: to help save the lives of countless unwanted cats and dogs by supporting organizations that offer free or low-cost spay and neuter services across the state of Florida. We raise money to help us do this primarily by selling specialty Florida dog license plates and animal license … Continued

How to Combat Animal Homelessness in Florida

For animal lovers, seeing homeless pets roam the streets is heartbreaking. So much so that many might try to feed them, give water, or take them in so they have a dry place to sleep. However, this doesn’t really help achieve the goal of stopping pet homelessness as it takes more than rehoming one feral … Continued

Caring for Pets and Communities Beyond Spay and Neuter

Spay and neuter operations are a crucial way to help Florida’s animal population, but for us, it’s even more than that. It’s our focus. It is the driving mission of Florida Animal Friend, and it’s the reason for our grants. Florida shelters, rescues, spay and neuter clinics and veterinarians are successfully reducing the number of … Continued

What Does It Mean If a Cat has a Clipped Ear?

Ear-tipping is an important, mostly painless procedure to help identify cats that have participated in these programs. It is a vital signal for the community and allows organizers to manage the feral cat community better.