Special Event Jan 13, 2018

Oconee County Animal Control and Oconee Humane Society invite Oconee residents to take advantage of low-cost pet services.

Location: 1925 Sandifer Blvd. Seneca, SC
Hours: 10am - 3pm
Refreshments: Yes!
Please share with friends and community! Together we can save lives in 2018. 

Low Cost Spay / Neuter Certificates only $25

All Oconee residents are invited to purchase low-cost certificates for spay or neuter surgery at the reduced rate of $25. You purchase the certificate for $25 at the shelter during our special event on January 13, 2018, and we give you a certificate that can be used as payment for the spay/neuter procedure with one of our participating veterinarians. Then you choose a participating veterinarian (see list below) and schedule an appointment. Be sure to take your certificate with you! There is no limit to the number of certificates that can be purchased. They are good for six months.

The veterinarians currently accepting these certificates include:

  • Walhalla Veterinary Clinic (864-638-5436)
  • Seneca Animal Hospital (864-882-8747)
  • Oconee Veterinary Clinic (864-882-7893)
  • Foxnest Veterinary Hospital (864-882-4488)
  • Animal House Veterinary Hospital (864-654-4410)
  • Magley Animal Hospital (864-647-7877)

Microchips Inserted only $20

Oconee residents are invited to bring their pets to 1925 Sandifer Blvd. on January 13 from 10 to 3 (in a carrier or on a leash, please) and have a microchip inserted on site.  The microchip is about the size of a grain of rice and is inserted under the scruff of the neck.
 

Learn More

Why Spay or Neuter?
Spaying and neutering helps fight pet overpopulation.
 Every year, millions of cats and dogs of all ages and breeds are euthanized or suffer as strays. These high numbers are the result of unplanned litters that could have been prevented by spaying or neutering.
The good news is that responsible pet owners can make a difference. By having your dog or cat spayed or neutered, you will do your part to prevent the birth of unwanted puppies and kittens. Spaying and neutering prevent unwanted litters, help protect against some serious health problems, and may reduce many of the behavioral problems associated with the mating instinct.
In fact, according to the American Veterinary Medical Association many serious health risks including cancers and uterine infections can be minimized or prevented altogether with spaying and neutering.
The procedure has no effect on a pet’s intelligence or ability to learn, play, work or hunt. Some pets tend to be better behaved following surgery.
It is limited to Oconee County residents only.

Why Micro-chip?
Unlike collars and tags, micro-chips remain with the pet for life.
 Dogs and cats with microchips are more likely to be returned to their owners than pets without. According to Science Daily, cats with microchips were 20 times more likely to be returned home than cats without, while dogs with microchips were 2.5 times more likely to be returned home than those without. The results of this study underscore the importance of microchips for your pet’s safety. 

 

 

 

 

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