Oregon Humane Society's End Petlessness Campaign

 
$49,497
$50,503
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Remaining
Oct 5, 2012

50,000 in 5 years!

Spay and Save patients undergoing surgery at OHS
Spay and Save patients undergoing surgery at OHS

We are happy to share with you that the Oregon Humane Society's Animal Medical Learning Center (AMLC) just celebrated its five year anniversary. With that, the AMLC recently accomplished the 50,000th surgery.

The medical center provides state-of-the-art veterinary care for thousands of shelter animals each year. In a unique partnership with Oregon State University (OSU), the center also serves as a teaching hospital for the next generation of veterinarians.

In addition, the AMLC play a vital role for the Spay and Save program.  “Spay & Save” is a Portland metro area-wide program that aims to assist families on public assistance and their owned, stray or feral cats by offering spay & neuter surgeries for as low as $10 (other options available for low income families). The Spay & Save program aims to reduce the number of cats and kittens that are coming into our shelters every year—23,574 in 2010 alone. Based on the success of initiatives in other cities around the country, we believe that we can decrease cat shelter intake by 30% over a 5 year period by spaying and neutering an additional 10,000 cats and kittens every year.

OHS is not affiliated with any other local or national organization and receives no tax dollars; our work is made possible only by the generosity of people like yourself.

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Marsha Chrest

Portland, Oregon United States

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Map of Oregon Humane Society's End Petlessness Campaign