Archive for August, 2008

“Neuter is Cuter” September Specials

The ACT Clinic is offering discount prices for neuter surgeries in September.

Male cats can be fixed for $20; male dogs for $55.

Coupons must be used for the special, and must be presented when the animal is dropped of. Coupons can be found at: http://www.actampa.org/specials.html

Price includes surgery, anesthesia and pain medication during surgery. Rabies vaccinations are available for an extra cost. Other services such as flea or heartworm preventative are available at regular low prices.  The promotion cannot be combined with any other specials.

Advance appointments are required. Call the clinic at (813) 250-3900 to reserve an appointment, or visit www.actampa.org for additional information, including a full price list.

Neutering is one of the best things you can do for your male pet. It eliminates or reduces the risk of several kinds of cancer and makes your pet an overall healthier companion. It reduces aggression and solves other behavior issues such as spraying and marking in male cats. Neutering does not make your pet fat, lazy, miserable or lethargic. It also helps eliminate the ultimate tragedy – the number of unwanted pets being born in our community. Last year, almost 30,000 animals were euthanized in Hillsborough County due to overpopulation. Two cats and their offspring could easily turn into a colony of 16 within a year. Be a part of the solution – spay/neuter your pet!

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August 30, 2008 at 1:27 am Leave a comment

Join ACT at the 24-Hour Adoptathon

ACT is proud to be a part of the first ever 24-hour adoptathon in Tampa, FL. Beginning Friday August 22 at 6 pm and running for 24 hours straight until Saturday the 23rd at 6 pm, we’ll be talking to the public about spay/neuter while lots of dogs are being adopted!

The event starts with a ceremonial “break the chains” by Commissioner Rose Ferlita at 6:30 pm. There will be lots of dogs from local Tampa Bay area shelters looking for their new forever home. Participating shelters include Lost Angels Animal Rescue, Heidi’s Legacy and Hillsborough County Animal Services. You can also check out ACT’s neuter scooter, which is used to transport animals to the clinic.

For more information about the 24 hour adoptathon, visit: http://www.adoptathon.org/

August 18, 2008 at 2:40 am Leave a comment

Trapper Tuesday Extended While Funds Last

Due to popularity, Trapper Tuesday is being extended until funds run out. Get your colonies fixed right away!

We’re offering $10 surgeries for feral (unowned, free-roaming) cats every Tuesday while funds last.
The price includes surgery, pain medication, rabies vaccination and an ear tip to identify the cat as being fixed. Cats must be in traps. Promotion cannot be combined with any other specials. Other services such as flea or heartworm preventative are available at regular low prices.  Call the clinic at (813) 250-3900 to reserve an appointment, or visit www.actampa.org for additional information.

A majority of the animals brought into local shelters are cats. In 2007, over 16,000 (84% of those brought in) where euthanized. Sterilization is the most effective way to end the tragedy of cat overpopulation in our community.

Feral cats are the offspring of stray or abandoned household pets.  Raised without human contact, they quickly revert to a wild nature and form colonies where food and shelter are available. Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) is a humane alternative involving spaying and neutering feral cats, then returning them to their colonies where they are looked after and fed by caretakers. This solution successfully decreases the population, reduces birth rates and improves the overall health of the colony

A majority of the animals brought into local shelters are cats. In 2007, over 16,000 (84% of those brought in) where euthanized. Sterilization is the most effective way to end the tragedy of cat overpopulation in our community.

Feral cats are the offspring of stray or abandoned household pets.  Raised without human contact, they quickly revert to a wild nature and form colonies where food and shelter are available. Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) is a humane alternative involving spaying and neutering feral cats, then returning them to their colonies where they are looked after and fed by caretakers. This solution successfully decreases the population, reduces birth rates and improves the overall health of the colony.

 

 

August 10, 2008 at 7:36 pm Leave a comment


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