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The Ontario SPCA’s cell spay/neuter unit returns to Cornwall

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Cornwall, ON (Oct. 17, 2022) – The Ontario SPCA and Humane Society’s 38-foot SPCA Cellular Animal Wellness Companies unit is again in Cornwall this month to host a spay/neuter clinic for cats from underserved pet households to assist scale back pet overpopulation.  

Funded by the Metropolis of Cornwall, the SPCA Cellular Animal Wellness Companies unit shall be offering backed spay/neuter surgical procedures on the Cornwall Civic Complicated, positioned at 100 Water Avenue East, from Oct. 17-19.  

The cell unit’s first journey to Cornwall in Could noticed a complete of 60 spay/neuter procedures carried out, serving to to forestall almost 2,500 unplanned offspring in the neighborhood. Up to now in 2022, the SPCA Cellular Animal Wellness Companies unit has made eight group stops, performing over 450 procedures and stopping greater than an estimated 17,000 unplanned offspring throughout the province.  

“We couldn’t be happier to have the SPCA Cellular Wellness Companies Unit again in Cornwall providing this important service,” says Carol Hyperlink, Supervisor, Ontario SPCA Stormont Dundas & Glengarry Animal Centre. “Thanks to the Metropolis of Cornwall for sponsoring this occasion and for its continued efforts to assist scale back pet overpopulation.” 

Due to a Pet Valu “Companions for Change™” grant of $175,000, the Ontario SPCA launched its SPCA Cellular Animal Wellness Companies Unit in 2019, delivering wellness examinations and spay/neuter providers to underserved communities.  With the assistance of beneficiant donations from devoted pet lovers throughout the nation, since 2018, Pet Valu’s “Companions for Change grants have helped animal rescues and charities throughout Canada obtain bigger capital tasks. October is “Companions for Change™” month; from October 1-31, all Pet Valu shops throughout Canada, outdoors of Quebec, are elevating funds to help the “Companions for Change program. Devoted pet lovers can spherical up their buy to the closest greenback or make a customized donation at check-out. As well as, Pet Valu will donate $1 to its Companions for Change program for each bag of Performatrin, Performatrin Extremely, Performatrin Naturals and qualifying baggage of Fresh4Life in the course of the month of October. 

To be taught extra about SPCA Cellular Animal Wellness Companies, or to donate to assist inventory the unit with medical provides and canopy working prices, go to: ontariospca.ca/mobileservices 

      

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The Ontario SPCA and Humane Society   

The Ontario SPCA and Humane Society is a registered charity, established in 1873. The Society and its community of communities facilitate and supply for province-wide management on issues referring to the prevention of cruelty to animals and the promotion of animal well-being. Providing a wide range of mission-based applications, together with community-based sheltering, animal wellness providers, provincial animal transfers, shelter well being & wellness, high-volume spay/neuter providers, animal rescue, animal advocacy, Indigenous partnership applications and humane training, the Ontario SPCA is Ontario’s animal charity.  

The Ontario SPCA Stormont Dundas & Glengarry Animal Centre is positioned on the lands of the Akwesasne Mohawks and their ancestors. We additionally acknowledge the Algonquin, Haudenosaunee (Ho-den-oshow-nee) (Iroquois), Huron-Wendat (huron-wen·dat), and Abenaki who’re neighbors and companions to the Akwesasne Mohawk. 

 

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