LOCAL NONPROFIT OFFERS FREE SPAY/NEUTER FOR FERAL & STRAY CATS IN 39213 ZIP CODE

Mississippi Spay and Neuter is working to end animal cruelty through effective population control. Jackson, MS – September 29, 2015 - The Big Fix Clinic, a high-volume pet sterilization program run by Mississippi Spay and Neuter (MS SPAN), will be offering free spay and neuter surgeries to feral (wild) and stray cats in zip code 39213 until August 30th 2016. Continue reading

Big Fix Clinic performs 30,000th spay/neuter surgery

Local nonprofit works to end pet overpopulation.   PEARL, MS – September 12, 2015 - The Big Fix Clinic, a high-volume pet sterilization program run by Mississippi Spay and Neuter (MS SPAN), performed its 30,000th on-site spay/neuter surgery on Saturday, September 12th. Continue reading

30,000th spay/neuter surgery to be performed at Big Fix Clinic

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Contact: Elaine L. Adair President Mississippi Spay and Neuter 601-218-7729   30,000TH SPAY/NEUTER SURGERY TO BE PERFORMED AT BIG FIX CLINIC Local nonprofit works to end pet overpopulation   Jackson, MS – September 12, 2015 - The Big Fix Clinic, a high-volume pet sterilization program run by Mississippi Spay and Neuter (MS SPAN), will be performing its 30,000th on-site spay/neuter surgery on Saturday, September 12th. MS SPAN is holding an online fundraising campaign asking for 30,000 pennies ($300), to symbolize the 30,000 animals that have been fixed so far. The nonprofit relies on donations in order to keep the cost of services low, and receives no public funding. Supporters can give at msspan.org. Mississippi Spay and Neuter’s 7-year-old pet sterilization program at the Big Fix Clinic proactively helps fight the Jackson Metro Area's dire pet overpopulation problem. The clinic is located at 100 Business Center Parkway in Pearl. Low-cost services are available to pet cats and dogs as well as stray and feral cats. Our Mission… To reduce euthanasia and suffering of homeless animals by providing affordable spay and neuter; by engaging the cooperation of the community and by raising awareness of pet overpopulation. Over 70,000 cats and dogs are euthanized in Mississippi each year. A single pair of cats and their kittens can produce as many as 420,000 kittens in just 7 years, while a pair of dogs and their puppies can produce as many as 67,000 puppies in 6 years. The solution is within reach of every pet owner with a commitment to spay or neuter. Currently, MS SPAN provides pet owners living in 42 counties or 82% of Mississippi's residents with access to low-cost spay/neuter services either through their voucher program, high-volume spay/neuter clinic (the Big Fix Clinic), and/or through their referral services to the other 3 high-volume clinics around the state as well as referrals to other animal welfare groups with "Animal Care" funding.  MS SPAN also offers free transport services from 3 locations in a 90-mile radius to the Big Fix Clinic.    For more information on Mississippi Spay and Neuter and its programs, call 601-420-2438 or visit www.msspan.org. ###

Rabies Vaccine Clinic 9/5/15

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Mississippi Department of Health has confirmed that rabies was detected in a small, black and white, feral kitten found in downtown Starkville, MS. While rabies is commonly found in bats in Mississippi, the last known case in a land animal in the state was in 1961. Rabies is a viral disease that is completely preventable.  The Rankin County Sheriff's Department, Rankin County Board of Supervisors and Mississippi Equine Sports Medicine will be hosting a rabies vaccination clinic on Saturday September 5, 2015 from 9:00am till 1:00pm. The clinic will be held at the Rankin County Tornado Safe Room and Multi Purpose Pavilion located at 651 Marquette Road in Brandon, MS. The cost for dogs, cats and ferrets is $5.00 each and horses are $10.00 each. If you need a updated coggins for a horse the cost is $17.00 each.  Continue reading

5TH ANNUAL RABIES VACCINE AND MICROCHIP CLINIC ON 5/16/15

Mississippi Animal Rescue League and Mississippi Spay and Neuter provide free rabies vaccines and $25 microchips at annual event Continue reading

THRIFT STORE SUPPORTING LOCAL ANIMAL WELFARE NONPROFITS CELEBRATES GRAND OPENING

Proceeds from The Big Thrift in Florence, MS support Mississippi Animal Rescue League and Mississippi Spay and Neuter.     Continue reading

Spaytacular in Spayce

Join Mississippi Spay and Neuter- The Big Fix Clinic on February 21st, 2015 for their 2nd annual "Spaytacular in Spayce" fundraiser! Continue reading