Written by Michelle Kretzer
On one balmy day in March, PETA's "SNIP-Mobile"
(Spay and Neuter Immediately, Please!) and our Holland M. Ware mobile spay-and-neuter clinic "snipped" 46 cats and 10 dogs, preventing hundreds of kittens and
puppies from being born!
those numbers by hundreds of days in a single year, and it's easy to see how
PETA's no-cost to low-cost spay-and-neuter clinics have prevented the births of
hundreds of thousands of unwanted animals since the debut of our first clinic in
2001 (we have sterilized more than 80,000 animals so far!). The mobile clinics
travel to low-income neighborhoods throughout southeastern Virginia and
northeastern North Carolina to reach animals whose guardians can't afford spay-and-neuter
surgeries or don't have transportation.
Help by always spaying
or neutering your animal companions and signing PETA's pledge to end animal
you have a general question for PETA and would like a response, please e-mail Info@peta.org. If you need to report cruelty to
an animal, please click
here. If you are reporting an animal in imminent danger and know where to find the
animal and if the abuse is taking place right now, please call your local
police department. If the police are unresponsive, please call PETA
immediately at 757-622-7382 and press 2.
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Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights? Read more.