If you haven’t yet spayed or neutered your pet, Lincoln Animal Control says now might be a good time.
February is recognized as Spay/Neuter Awareness Month.
Currently, animal shelters in Lincoln are operating at capacity. Having your pet spayed or neutered can help control overpopulation, “and also prevent medical and behavioral problems, allowing them to live longer, healthier lives,” says Animal Control Manager Steve Bell. can live a healthy and happy life,” he said.
Animal Control provides financial assistance for a portion of the cost of spay/neuter services to pet owners with limited income. For more information contact Lincoln Animal Control at 402-441-7900 or visit the Animal Control Office, 3131 “O” St., (East Entrance) for a spay/neuter packet.
Lincoln Animal Control helped 89 pet owners spay or neuter their pets through its assistance program in the 2022-2023 fiscal year.
Additional benefits of spaying or neutering a pet include:
- Pets will be calmer, more obedient and affectionate, and get along better with other pets.
- Pets may be less susceptible to certain types of cancer.
- Pets will be less likely to roam.
- Pet owners can save money on annual pet licensing fees.
For more information visit avma.org Or contact your veterinarian.