Spay & Neuter Archives – Florida Animal Friend

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. 

The Florida Animal Friend Plate: Something to “Woof” Home About

Florida Animal Friend has been helping animals in the state of Florida since 2006. In 2016, they decided to celebrate their 10-year anniversary by re-designing their plate. The overarching goal of the redesign was to attract more attention to their cause and increase plate purchases and donations. The new design not only features some adorable furry friends, but it also showcases the natural beauty of Florida by displaying a beautiful beach in the background.

Busting Myths About Spay & Neuter

In addition to curbing pet overpopulation, spay/neuter surgeries have beneficial health and behavioral pluses. However, there are still many myths and much misinformation out there about spay/neuter. In our latest blog, Florida Animal Friend is here to help clarify what are some common myths, misinformation, and facts regarding spay/neuter!   Myth: Spaying or neutering causes … Continued