On Tuesday, September 20, the Spay Neuter Assistance Program (SNAP) Mobile Clinic will visit the Fort Bend County Rosenberg Annex. The mobile clinic will provide free pet sterilization for qualifying Fort Bend County residents.
To qualify, proof of participation in one of the following programs is required: food stamps, free lunch program in schools, medicaid, major VA disability, section 8 housing, SSI/SSD, TANF, and WIC. Pets also receive a free rabies vaccination with surgery, and families can choose to pay a small fee for heart worm medication as well as other options. Clients are selected from a lottery which will be held between 7:00 & 7:30 am. There is no need to arrive early as the lottery will determine your place in line. No food for your dog or cat after 10 pm the night before surgery.
Spaying and neutering household pets not only stops overpopulation, but provides other benefits for both pets and their families. For example, spaying female dogs and cats eliminates the possibility of developing uterine or ovarian cancer and greatly reduces the threat of mammary cancer. Behavior may be improved after spaying or neutering. Improvements can range from reduced territorial spraying, less fighting, and less wandering away from home. Spaying and neutering may cause mild discomfort with most pets returning to normal activity within 24 to 72 hours.
Fort Bend County funds the SNAP mobile visits. Starting in September, the SNAP mobile will visit once a month.
For more information contact Melanie Manville, 281-238-3551, firstname.lastname@example.org