Mobile, Ala. - What is the Maddie's Spay Neuter Project for Mobile County?
Maddie's Spay Neuter Project for Mobile County is the Spay/Neuter Component of the Maddie's Pet Rescue Project for Mobile County. This is a low-income spay/neuter program administered by the state veterinary medical association for pets of people who receive Medicaid assistance and who reside in Mobile County. Medicaid recipients will be eligible to have six pets per household spayed or neutered in any one year, with a total cap of 12 animals per household during the 7 years of the grant at the reduced cost of $10 for a cat and $20 for a dog.
Who is eligible for the program?
People who live in Mobile County who can prove that they are on Medicaid with a current Medicaid card.
What veterinarians are participating in the Maddie's Spay Neuter Project for Mobile County?
Click here for a list of participating veterinarians, call the Mobile SPCA office or email the Maddie's Pet Rescue Project office at firstname.lastname@example.org for a list of participating veterinarians.
Where can I get information on the Maddie's Spay Neuter Project for Mobile County?
Go to the Madddie Pet Rescue Project's website or email the Maddie's Pet Rescue Project office at email@example.com
How do I take advantage of the Maddie's Spay Neuter Project for Mobile County?
Once you have determined that you qualify for the program, call a participating veterinarian and make an appointment to have your pets spayed or neutered. Be sure to ask if there are any other fees – like required vaccinations, boarding fees, etc. – that will be due before or after the surgery. If you still need financial help, call the Mobile SPCA office for assistance.
How has this project helped Mobile County in the past?
In the two years that the State of Alabama had the original Maddie's Big Fix, 3,098 pets were altered in Mobile County and the number of adoptable deaths fell almost 1,000 in the Mobile City Shelter alone.
Why is this project important to Mobile County now?
In order for no-kill humane organizations to reach their goal, we must reduce the number of unwanted litters of puppies and kittens that go into the area shelters. Through an aggressive spay/neuter program we can begin today to stop the influx of unwanted animals into our shelters in years to come.
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