Rescued dogs escape, return to the abandoned house where they were found

Jackie T. brought Maddie and Daxton to the Big Fix Clinic to be fixed. We were so touched by their story!  Continue reading

Say hello to Piper, the 30,000th pet fixed at the Big Fix Clinic!

The Big Fix Clinic opened it's doors on October 30th, 2008. On September 12th, 2015, we fixed our 30,000th pet, Piper!  To celebrate, we presented Piper with a basket full of goodies donated by Hollywood Feed Ridgeland. Continue reading

Magnolia Federal Credit Union's "Chip Your Pet" Event- Big Success!

Thanks to the generous sponsorship of Magnolia Federal Credit Union, we microchipped 47 cats and dogs on 8/22/15! Continue reading

Killing is killing: It's time to change the paradigm

Although MS SPAN is not involved in saving exotic animals like Cecil, we were devastated to learn of his tragic death at the hands of an apparently unenlightened and truly narcissistic individual who kills defenseless animals for sport.  A trophy hunter who lives for the thrill of the hunt.  How sad that he and others like him can never appreciate the beauty of splendid beasts like Cecil, the king of the jungle. Continue reading

Happy Birthday Tamara!

Miss Tamara, our lead vet tech, celebrated her birthday today by working hard toward our mission to end pet overpopulation in Mississippi. The clinic was full of dogs and cats, who received the utmost attention and care (though we did break for birthday doughnuts). Continue reading

It's Black Cat Appreciation Day!

Black cats are sometimes associated with bad luck and, sadly, are more likely to be put to sleep or wait a long time to be adopted from shelters. Black Cat Appreciation Day was created to show people that a black cat could be the perfect addition to their family, and help raise awareness about black cats in general.   Continue reading

International Homeless Animals Day

Today is International Homeless Animals Day, which helps us reflect on ways we can reduce the number of homeless animals in our communities. Continue reading

TNR- Trap, Neuter, Return

TNR stands for "trap-neuter-return" and is a way of managing feral (wild) cat populations. Not only is it the most affordable option, but it is also more humane and more effective than trapping and killing feral cats.  Continue reading

Good news for pet cats in Brandon!

Thanks to a grant from Petsmart Charities, pet cats in zip codes 39047 and 39042 can be fixed free of charge. Spaces are limited! Offer expires 9/30. Give us a call to make an appointment: 601-420-2438    

"Museum Mutts" event at Museum of Natural Science

Miss Valerie, one of our wonderful outreach volunteers, attended the "Museum Mutts" event at the Mississippi Museum of Natural Science today. The event was a celebration of their exhibit "From Wolf to Woof: The Story of Dogs," which runs until January 3rd, 2016.