Past Events & Press Releases
February is National Spay/Neuter Awareness Month
Every year, animal shelters like the
Haywood County Animal Shelter are inundated with stray and surrendered puppies and kittens
that are the result of unplanned litter.
In fact, national studies have found that among pet owners who indicate that their pets had a
least one litter, 59% of cat owners and 38% of dog owners described the litter as
“unintentional” or “accidental”. More...|
Haywood Spay/Neuter: Another Successful Year – Getting Ready for Success in 2018!
Haywood Spay/Neuter is starting the New Year with free microchips for those pets going
through their low cost spay/neuter service thanks to a grant from Bissell Pet Foundation. Last
year HAYWOOD SPAY/NEUTER provided 1,588 surgeries for Haywood County residents
including 95 through their Operation Pit program and 626 free roaming cats under their
Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) Program. More...|
Bissell Pet Foundation awards Grant for microchips to Haywood Spay/Neuter
Haywood Spay/Neuter has received a grant to cover the cost of 1000 found Animal microchips from the Bissell pet foundation. “We are excited about this Grant as we intend offer it free to all pets signed up for spay/neuter services at Haywood Spay/Neuter,” said Scarlette Heatherly administrator. More...|
Haywood Spay/Neuter receives $18K grant from PetSmart
Haywood Spay/Neuter received $18,000 from PetSmart Charities, the leading funder of animal welfare in North America, to help fund its trap-neuter-return (TNR) program in Haywood County. More...|
Petco Foundation Invests in Haywood Spay/Neuter’s Lifesaving Work
Haywood Spay/Neuter today announced a $10,000 Petco Foundation grant in support of its ongoing TNR project for Haywood County’s free roaming “community cats.” The nonprofit organization actively seeks to lower the county’s cat overpopulation, with nearly 6,000 community cats sterilized and vaccinated since 2009. TNR cats receive rabies and distemper vaccines and Ivermectin for parasites. More...|
Sips for Snips Fundraiser - A Great Time for a Great Cause!
Haywood Spay/Neuter held its well attended fundraiser, "Sips for Snips", Thursday, September 15th at Bosus Wine Shop. Participants
had a great time tasting the different wines, chowing down on great appetizers and trying their luck on some great raffle items. More...|
Our prices are going up and we want you to know why!
We regret to announce that the NC General Assembly changed the rules for applying to use the NC Spay/Neuter Program. This program was established in 2001 to assist low-income pet owners to get their pets spayed or neutered affordably. More...|