Tri-County Animal Shelter lowers spay, neuter fees in Feb.

HUGHESVILLE, Md. - Many pet owners do not know when to get their feline altered. The key is to "beat the heat".

The American Veterinary Medical Association has endorsed spay/neuter for cats by the age of five months, recognizing that pregnancy can occur by that age. There are no adverse effects to early-age sterilization. Early altering will significantly reduce the number of unwanted pregnancies, in turn reducing relinquishment of kittens to animal shelters and increasing the number of lives saved.

In honor of Feline Fix by Five and Spay/Neuter Awareness Month, we will be reducing our adoption fees for our fabulous felines to just $20.18 in hopes to help adopt more cats into loving homes!

All the same great incentives of a regular adoption are also included:

  • Spay/Neuter
  • Rabies Vaccination
  • Veterinary Physical Exam
  • Age appropriate deworming
  • FIV/FELV Test for cats
  • Microchip

Are you income disadvantaged and own pets? Some residents that live in specific areas of the county qualify for free altering of their pets. From Chihuahuas to Pitbulls, friendly cats and feral cats; all could be eligible for this excellent opportunity. Call the clinics listed below to see if you qualify.

  • Paw Prints Animal Hospital 301-885-0263
  • Humane Society of Charles County 301-645-8181

Still want to get your pet altered but don't qualify for the income disadvantaged program? Call one of these clinics listed below to discuss fees and schedule your appointment today.  Spaying and neutering saves lives. Do your part and get your pet altered!

Spay/Neuter Clinics

  • Calvert Well Pet Clinic 443-295-7873
  • Southern MD Spay and Neuter, Inc. (SPOT) (Calvert Residents Only) 410-562-6516
  • Humane Society of Charles County 301-645-8181
  • Paw Prints Animal Hospital 301-885-0263
  • The Well Pet Clinic 301-866-0303
  • The Spay Spot 301-254-8151

Visit these sites to learn more:

Humane Society of the United States

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