Spay & Neuter Archives – Florida Animal Friend

Providing Low-Cost Spay & Neuter Services: It Takes a Village

“Take care of pets and they’ll take care of you.” ~Dr. Dale Kaplan-Stein, veterinarian and founder of St. Francis Pet Care Clinic in Gainesville, Florida.  Founded in 2007, the nonprofit St. Francis Pet Care Clinic opened its doors with the goal of providing low-cost spay and neuter services as well as other veterinary services for … Continued

Help Fix Pet Overpopulation in Florida

Pet overpopulation is a very real concern in Florida, with many community cats living and breeding in neighborhoods across the state. There are also many homeless cats and dogs that are brought to animal shelters to await adoptive families. Most of these cats and dogs are not spayed or neutered, and this further contributes to … Continued

Learning from the Success of Volusia County’s Mobile Spay and Neuter Clinic

At Florida Animal Friend, we don’t just fund spay and neuter grants through the sale of our specialty licenses plates. We’re also a valuable resource for animal welfare organizations looking for online spay and neuter training and general industry insights. That’s why we recently sat down with Adam Leath, Director of Volusia County Animal Services … Continued

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