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HAPPY TAILS

Monroe - an O.S.C.A.R. Dog
enjoying her new life!

Happy Tails: Monroe from OSCAR Animal Rescue Sparta, NJ
Newly adopted.

Happy Tails: Monroe from OSCAR Animal Rescue Sparta, NJ
Sound Asleep...

Happy Tails: Monroe from OSCAR Animal Rescue Sparta, NJ
Sunbathing beauties!

Happy Tails: Monroe from OSCAR Animal Rescue Sparta, NJ
With her new BFF.


HAPPY TAILS

Burrito - an O.S.C.A.R. Dog

Happy Tails: Burrito from OSCAR Animal Rescue Sparta, NJ
Burrito had a tough life.
Now he lovingly provides
comfort for Cooper,
his new older brother.

One Step Closer Animal Rescue (O.S.C.A.R.)

'Helping you find your new best friend'

Sparta, NJ

Low Cost Spay/Neuter


Be Responsible. Spay or Neuter your Pet!


OSCAR Animal Rescue, Sparta, NJ recommends low cost spay/neuter programs

March 2013: Pet Food Assistance Program

For information about pet food stamps (for all USA citizens who qualify) please go to www.PetFoodStamps.org

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Low Cost Spay/Neuter Programs


New Resource 07-26-14:

The Spay & Neuter Center of New Jersey
www.spayneuternewjersey.com

This is a low cost spay and neuter clinic which will open in Holmdel, NJ in September. The clinic will serve private clients, shelters, and TNR communities. Pricing: $45/$75 for cats, $125-$155 for male dogs, and $165-$210 for female dogs (prices dependent on size). As proponents of TNR and pediatric spay/neuter, Dr. Hancock-Brown and partner, Dr. Potter, have both been in the high volume field for about 10 years and are very excited to be opening their own clinic.

For more information, please call or email:

      The Spay & Neuter Center of New Jersey
      Dr. Adrienne Hancock-Brown, VMD, president
      Dr. Rebecca Jane Potter
      2094 Route 35
      Holmdel, NJ, 07733
      Phone: 732-796-0900
      Email: adgevmd@gmail.com


Neuter-Scooter Pick-up At PETCO

Petco is partnering with People For Animals, Inc.’s affordable spay/neuter services through regular Neuter Scooter pick-up and drop-off at select Petco stores.

People for Animals: www.pfaonline.org
Located in Hillside, New Jersey. Fees include a checkup, distemper and rabies inoculations, and the surgery. Call (973) 282-0890 ext. 501.


Friends of Animals: www.friendsofanimals.org/spay_neuter_certificate_information
Certificates can be purchased from the shelter or online. If you are interested in a certificate, please contact the shelter for more information.


Spay USA: www.spayusa.org
For more information, call 800-248-7729.

State of New Jersey Spay & Neuter Program:

O.S.C.A.R. is approved with the State of New Jersey for their low cost spay and neuter program. You may be eligible to have your pet spayed or neutered at a discounted price at one of the participating veterinary hospitals.

NOTE: This is a quarterly funded program, so spots fill up fast. Please contact a participating vet as soon as you can to schedule an appointment.

To find currently participating vets & hospitals, please go to:
www.state.nj.us/health/cd/documents/apc_vet_list.pdf


Spay or Neuter your adopted dog or cat for $20.00 if you:


Spay or Neuter your dog or cat for $10.00 if your receive any of the following.

  • Food Stamps/Medicaid/General Public Assistance/Rental Assistance
  • Aid to Families with Dependent Children
  • Lifeline Utility Credit/Tenants Lifeline Assistance
  • Supplemental Security Income/Pharmaceutical Assistance to Aged & Disabled

        Note: You will need to show the vet your ID card.

With your application, you will need to include a copy of your:

  • Adoption Contract,
  • Proof of Your Town’s Licensing, and
  • License (or Other Documentation Proving You Are a NJ Resident)

BENEFITS OF SPAY/NEUTER FOR CATS AND DOGS


Reference: www.SpayUSA.org

  • Benefits of Spaying (females):

    • No heat cycles, therefore males will not be attracted

    • Less desire to roam
    • Risk of mammary gland tumors, ovarian and/or uterine cancer is reduced or eliminated, especially if done before the first heat cycle
    • Reduces number of unwanted cats/kittens/dogs/puppies
    • Helps dogs and cats live longer, healthier lives

  • Benefits of Neutering (males):

    • Reduces or eliminates risk of spraying and marking
    • Less desire to roam, therefore less likely to be injured in fights or auto accidents
    • Risk of testicular cancer is eliminated, and decreases incidence of prostate disease
    • Reduces number of unwanted cats/kittens/dogs/puppies
    • Decreases aggressive behavior, including dog bites
    • Helps dogs and cats live longer, healthier lives