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Humane Society’s Fido Fixers Memphis makes spay/neuter affordable and accessible to low-income pet owners

In June, the Humane Society of Memphis & Shelby County recently announced the start of operations for HSMSC Fido Fixers Memphis, a mobile spay/neuter initiative of HSMSC’s 4-year-old Project STOP program. HSMSC has leased a mobile spay/neuter clinic from Fido Fixers, Inc., for just $12 per year, and has performed more than 600 spay/neuter surgeries and vaccinations on the unit since May while onsite at the HSMSC facility. The program will soon take the mobile unit into set locations in underserved neighborhoods to be more accessible to low-income pet owners. The ultimate goal of Fido Fixers Memphis is to reduce the staggering pet overpopulation and subsequent suffering and euthanasia in the Mid-South. With a poverty rate of nearly 30 percent in Memphis, many pet owners can’t afford spay and neuter services. In addition, they may live in neighborhoods that are underserved or not served at all by a veterinarian, so without reliable transportation that allows pets, they have no way to take a pet to get the surgery. Fido Fixers Memphis aims to make this service affordable and accessible for... Read More

Humane Society Rescues Dogs from Abandoned Midtown Property 

The Humane Society of Memphis & Shelby County’s cruelty investigator removed four dogs from an abandoned property in north Memphis.... Read More

Humane Society Rescues Pit Bull from Chain

The Humane Society of Memphis & Shelby County’s cruelty investigator removed a female pit bull mix from a home in... Read More

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