The Humane Society is now offering a new low cost
spay/neuter program.

Why is it humane to spay/neuter your pet?
Over 1200 dogs and cats are surrendered to shelters or abandoned each year in Lincoln County. What could be the outcome of not spaying or neutering your animal?

The cumulative offspring of just two fertile cats can produce up to 54 more cats in only ONE year! In a fairly short time, that one litter of adorable kittens and its cumulative offspring can become hundreds of thousands of unwanted cats. While dogs reproduce at a somewhat slower rate, they too, can reproduce thousands of unwanted puppies during the course of their lifetime.

Spaying/neutering your pet is the only sure way to prevent the birth of unwanted litters. Some people think that spaying/neutering their pet is cruel, but the exact opposite is true! This procedure actually protects the health of your pet! For example, spayed females will avoid the risks of pregnancy and uterine infections, and will be far less likely to develop mammary cancer later in life. Neutering also discourages male cats and dogs from roaming-decreasing the likelihood of fights, car accidents, and disease. Neutering also reduces the tendency to be aggressive toward humans and other animals, as well as lowering your pet’s risk of developing prostate cancer and other diseases.

What is required?
An application must be filled out with proof of income (W-2 or 2 check stubs) and EBT or Medicaid card will be needed to determine eligibility. If you do qualify, the cost to get your animal spayed or neutered will be $10.00 due at the time an appointment is given.

Only two Animals per year per family can be done.

Cancellation/Rescheduling Policy
Appointments can be rescheduled up to 48 hours in advance w/ no additional fees. If there is a no call no show a $10.00 payment will be charged to reschedule.

What your animal will need before coming in for Surgery
Pets must be at least 5 months old and weigh at least 4 lbs. Animal must be in good health before surgery is done. Surgery may be declined if Veterinarian sees animal is not fit for surgery. Animal cannot be Aggressive or Feral.

No additional services can be performed at the time of surgery.

Animal must have CURRENT vaccinations which includes for dogs Distemper/Parvo shots and for cats a Distemper shot. All animals must have a Rabies Certificate, which must include the animal’s name, description, date, and SIGNATURE of the veterinarian is needed to schedule an appointment.

Rabies (and proof of vaccination) is required by New Mexico state law for any animal 16 weeks of age and older, and can be administered as early as 12 weeks of age.

Check in and drop off of your pet begins at the Human Society (422 Gavilan Canyon Rd) at 7:30am on the day of your appointment. Your pet will be ready to go home starting at 2:00 pm and instructions will be given to you for home care.

For more questions please call (575)-257-9841

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