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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“PetSmart Charities’ Did You Know? Campaign offers $20 spay/neuter surgeries for puppies and kittens under 6 months old

May 08 2013

Did you know that kittens can go into heat and get pregnant as early as 4 months old and puppies around 5 months old?  If not sterilized, puppies and kittens can get pregnant and have a litter of their own …

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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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Summer is a great time to spay or neuter!

May 23 2012

As warm summer months approach, Animal Friends would like to remind pet owners that spaying and neutering is more important now than ever.  Spaying or neutering can curb a pet’s instinct to roam and can make your pet less likely to …

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