Happy World Spay Day

Feb 10 2015

On this, the last Tuesday of February, World Spay Day shines a spotlight on the lifesaving power of spay/neuter and the need for affordable services, particularly in under served communities.Nearly 3 million healthy and treatable cats and dogs are put …

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Is Your Bunny a Bully? – Spaying and Neutering Can Help!

Feb 27 2014

Guest Blogger: Cortney Ressler If you’ve been following Animal Friends for the last month you probably know February is National Adopt a Shelter Rabbit Month. Did you know that February 25th is the 20th anniversary of World Spay Day? There …

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Animal Friends Tops 10,000 Spay/Neuter Surgeries in 2013!

Dec 23 2013

 We did it! As part of an aggressive program to end pet overpopulation in Southwestern Pennsylvania, Animal Friends reached their goal to spay or neuter 10,000 pets in 2013. On Thursday, December 19 – just 11 days shy of the …

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Your Donation Will Be MATCHED!

Oct 29 2013

Thanks to steadfast supporters Bob and Janine Fragasso! From November 1 through the end of the year, your donation to Animal Friends’ Low-Cost Spay/Neuter (LCSN) program will save even more lives, thanks to a matching gift from our good friends …

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Spay/Neuter Services are FREE for City Residents!

Oct 04 2013

City of Pittsburgh residents, there’s still limited time to have your pet spayed or neutered…for FREE!Animal Friends is grateful to partner with the City of Pittsburgh to make this important initiative possible.All eligible pet owners or caregivers must prove they …

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March Madness at Animal Friends!

Mar 01 2013

You’ve entered the office pool.  You have your brackets filled out.  You’ve carefully picked your teams, crunched stats and watched countless hours of film.  But you’ve forgotten one very important thing….Making an appointment to get your cat neutered!Don’t worry; we …

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Cat Owners should “Beat the Heat” Before Spring with Animal Friends’ Spay Promotion

Jan 23 2013

Pittsburgh, PA – January 22, 2013 –  Warmer weather may still be months away, but Animal Friends wants you to  “beat the heat” by spaying your cat in advance of her heat cycle and preventing unwanted litters from being born …

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Animal Friends Celebrates 2013 with “Happy Neuter Year” Special

Nov 30 2012

Make a resolution to keep your cat healthy this year with Animal Friends’ Happy Neuter Year special.  For only $25, you will receive a wellness package that includes rabies and distemper vaccinations, Frontline flea application and nail trim.  Purchase one …

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Trap, Neuter and Release: Swissvale Update

Jun 22 2012

Animal Friends’ Low-Cost Spay and Neuter staff and volunteer trappers met in Swissvale to begin the first night of TNR trapping. Volunteer trappers met to pick up supplies for our mass trapping in Swissvale.   The project, which continues throughout …

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June is Smitten Season! Priceless Cat Adoptions and More!

May 31 2012

June 1 kicks off Smitten Season at Animal Friends! That means “priceless” cat adoptions, $10 neuter surgeries and shopping for cats and their people.Shelters face tough times this time of year…the dreaded “kitten season.” Kitten season is when the weather …

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