Spaytacular 2017- A success!

Spaytacular in Love was the biggest, silliest and most fun Spaytacular yet! Thank you to everyone who attended, sponsored, donated and volunteered to make this fundraiser possible. For the first time ever, we sold out! Continue reading

Chained Dog Fund Recipient- Max

On Giving Tuesday, we raised $935 to help improve the lives of outdoor chained dogs. Max is one of the dogs we are working to help. Continue reading

Foofin'

Foofin' was fixed through Mississippi Spay and Neuter's voucher program. Read his story here. Continue reading

Support our cause with your holiday shopping!

Did you know that there are lots of ways to support our cause when holiday shopping (or shopping anytime), at no additional cost to you? Continue reading

Iris

Getting a letter from a client in the mail is one of our favorite things! It makes our day to hear about how our services allow more people to help animals.  Continue reading

Remembering Barry

Barry was rescued in 2001 by MS SPAN's founders, Elaine and Marilyn. He was adopted by Anita, who wrote this remembrance after his passing. Continue reading

Tips and Facts About Animal Theft And Loss

As animal lovers and pet parents, the thought of losing our precious animals is just the same as having a human child abducted or lost. That moment of sheer terror when your constant companion disappears, has gone missing or you simply can’t find them for longer than five minutes, is completely terrifying. Once a few hours turns into several days, weeks or even months, this loss is often insurmountable. But there are some ways we can prepare and prevent ourselves from experiencing these kinds of tragedies. Beyond the obvious methods of identifying our pets in case of loss, we arm them with ID tags, microchipping, or even tattoo them. While these traditional methods are worthy, but there’s more we can do to prevent this type of devastating loss. Continue reading

Mississippi Rabies Vaccination Laws

Why do we require animals to be current on their rabies vaccines or to be vaccinated at the time of surgery? Read the state statutes that we must comply with and others that pet parents should know. Continue reading

Mississippi’s Top 10 Dog Parks and Beaches

With deep southern roots, the Magnolia State was named for the mighty river that makes up the entire, larger western border. There’s many places you can take your four-legged friends to enjoy the sand, especially beaches to the south along the Gulf Coast. There’s also plenty of dog parks to take them to explore the great outdoors. Unless your pet suffers from Canine Vestibular Apparatus (that’s a fancy, technical term for motion sickness), consider many of these dog-friendly venues in Mississippi that made their way into our top ten list: Continue reading

what is hermaphroditism?

The Big Fix Clinic fixed a dog with hermaphroditism last week, a very rare condition caused by chromosomal normalities.  Continue reading