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Dumb Friends League Offers Free Cat Spay/Neuter Clinics in Honor of World Spay Day
In honor of World Spay Day, the Dumb Friends League is offering free cat spay and neuter surgeries through its mobile clinics on Tuesday, Feb. 24 at the Northglenn Recreation Center.
The Dumb Friends League will have two mobile clinics available at the Northglenn Recreation Center, located at 11701 Community Center Drive. The clinics will open at 7:30 a.m. and are first-come, first-served. The first 100 people to bring their cat to be spayed or neutered will receive a free gift. The League is expecting a large turnout and is encouraging people to arrive as early as possible.
World Spay Day is an international campaign that shines a spotlight on spaying and neutering to help save the lives of companion animals. The campaign promotes spay/neuter as a simple, humane and effective way to curb pet overpopulation and reduce the number of homeless pets in the United States and abroad.
“Our goal is to make spay and neuter clinics more accessible to more people,” said Amanda Beals, outreach manager at the Dumb Friends League. “As a community, we’re actively working together to combat pet overpopulation, ultimately reducing the number of homeless pets that come into our shelters.”
The Dumb Friends League has two mobile clinics—the Meow Mobile and Lulu Mobile—that provide spay and neuter services at reduced fees, subsidized by Dumb Friends League donors, to pets in underserved communities within the Denver metro area six days a week. Each surgery is performed by a veterinarian licensed in the state of Colorado. Last year alone, the two Dumb Friends League mobile clinics spayed and neutered more than 8,700 owned pets.
For more information about free spay and neuter clinics in honor of World Spay Day on Feb. 24, or to learn more about the Dumb Friends League mobile units and view a schedule of upcoming spay and neuter clinics, visit ddfl.org/spayneuter or call (720) 241-7098.