When the Fixin’ to Save Spay and Neuter Clinic was founded by the Animal
Resource Foundation in 2008 (as the ARF Spay Neuter Clinic), local
shelters were overflowing with unwanted and homeless animals, and the
sad result was euthanasia of many adoptable animals simply because there
were too many of them, not enough space in the shelters, and too few
adopting homes in the community.
Clinic founders wanted to make a difference and build a community
where each animal has the opportunity for a healthy, happy life. They
knew the best way to do that was to make spay/neuter services widely
accessible to all pet owners, limiting the number of unplanned litters
This month marks two years since the clinic has been administered by
the Gloucester-Mathews Humane Society. Building on the firm foundation
established by ARF, clinic team members actively seek to expand the
reach of their services and save more lives through access to low- and
no-cost spay/neuter services, a...
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