Northern Oklahoma along with the entire United States has a severe pet overpopulation problem that results in millions of healthy animals being killed for lack of homes.
Did you know…
Sterilization of your pet will increase his/her chance of a longer and healthier life. Altering your furry friend will increase his/her life an average of 3 to 5 years. Altered animals have a very low to no risk of mammary gland tumors/cancer, prostate cancer, perianal tumors, uterine, ovarian and testicular cancers. Sterilizing your pet makes him/her a better pet, reducing his/her urge to roam and decreasing the risk of contracting diseases or getting hurt as they roam.
Our spay/neuter programs focus on combating pet overpopulation in Kay County and Western Osage County through donations. Area veterinarians have agreed to work with our programs to help pet owners fix their pet(s) who otherwise couldn’t afford to spay or neuter their companion animals. It allows qualifying individuals to get their pet spayed/neutered at a reduced cost or even free.
"Spay it Forward" Program
The Spay It Forward Certificate Program is a special fund created to assist residents in Kay County & Western Osage County with spay and neuter services. It helps cover some or all of the cost of spay/neuter surgery, for income-qualified pet owners. All funds will be allocated based on need and a limited number of certificates are available. The availability of funds for this program will be directly proportional to the donations received for the program.
The Spay It Forward Program has been temporarily suspended due to lack of funding. However,
through the Oklahoma Veterinary Medical Association (OVMA) and participating veterinarians, the state funds a spay/neuter program for low-income families. Information and application form by may be obtained through their website http://www.okvma.org and by visiting or calling the NOKHS shelter.
There is a solution to this tragedy in which everyone can participate.
The Fix-A-Feral Program is designed to help combat the overpopulation of community cats in our area. This program is fully funded by donations from the community. More information can be obtained by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
By spaying or neutering companion animals, as well as community cats, we can end these unwanted births and reduce the needless suffering that homeless animals endure.
**The Spay It Forward Program relies solely on the generosity of individuals in our community. So, without your support, we cannot help pet owners in need.**