For the pet population as a whole, spaying and neutering is the only way to effectively reduce overpopulation and unnecessary euthanasia in crowded shelters. Spaying and neutering also improves your pet’s health and longevity, and may help reduce unruly behavior.
Update as of August 27, 2015: We were proud to host another TNR Clinic at our hospital last weekend. A big thank you goes out to all of the volunteers who helped make the clinic a huge success. We had a total of 70 volunteers, including 11 veterinarians, 21 trappers, and medical and support persons. In all, 91 cats were spayed, neutered, vaccinated, and microchipped, then returned to their cat colonies. To… Read More
Last weekend, LVH’s Dr. Lauren Kloer volunteered her time to help spay and neuter over 80 local cats! The event was Loudoun County’s first community TNR (Trap-Neuter-Return) clinic and brought together seven veterinarians from a variety of Loudoun County practices and numerous volunteer support staff – all in effort to reduce overpopulation and maintain the health of our local feral cat communities. Dr. Kloer (and Dr. Newman, a veterinary intern from the… Read More