Thursday Spay Neuter Clinics
Call us for discounted spay and neuter clinics. We go every Thursday. All you have to do is call for an appointment.
- Male Cats-Neuter $35. All else for $50.
- Rabies shots are required and are available for $8 if your pet has not already been vaccinated.
- Other shots and nail trims available upon request.
- $10 spay-neuter for low income residents. Proof of being on the Medicaid or Food Stamp program in Avery County is required.
On your appointment date bring your pet to our shelter between 8:30 am and 9 am. Your pet will be available for you to pick up on Friday between 9:30 am and 10:00 am. Please make arrangements to pick your pet up no later than 10 a.m. due to the limited space at our shelter.
Call (828) 733-6312 for an appointment.
The Facts about homeless animals and why so many are euthanized in animal shelters in the U..S.
- Pet overpopulation is the leading killer of cats and dogs in our country.
- In 2005, 4.4 million pets were euthanized in animal shelters across the United States.
- 84% of owned cats and 72% of owned dogs are already spayed or neutered.
- The majority of pet overpopulation comes from unaltered pets living in low-income neighborhoods.
- 50,000 puppies and kittens are born every day in our country.