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Lower Township Police Department
Tuesday September 25th, 2018 :: 03:44 p.m. EDT

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From Shore Animal Control - Free or Low Cost Spay & Neuter Available

FREE OR LOW COST SPAY& NEUTER AVAILABLE

Residents of Lower can take advantage of the program the shelter offers. ALL PIT BULL OE PIT BULL MIXES can receive FREE SPAY/NEUTER, RABIES VACCINE AND MICROCHIP IMPLANT.
Any free roaming cats can also be altered at no cost through animal control and the TNR program.

Residents in the state can spay and neuter their pets at various veterinary offices for only $10 if they qualify for the state sterilization funding program. Animals must be current with their rabies shot, or will be required to vaccinate the day of the surgery. These residents must receive one of the following:

  • Food Stamps
  • Medicaid
  • GPA: General Public Assistance
  • Rental Assistance
  • AFDC: Aid to Families with Dependent Children,
  • LUC: Lifeline Utility Credit
  • Tenants Lifeline Assistance
  • SSI: Supplemental Security Income or
  • PAAD: Pharmaceutical Assistance to aged & Disabled
There are many reasons to spay and neuter your pets according to experts. Sterilization of your cat or dog will increase his/her chance of a longer and healthier life. Altering your canine friend will increase his life an average of 1 to 3 years, felines, 3 to 5 years. Altered animals have a very low to no risk of mammary gland tumors/cancer, prostate cancer, perianal tumors, plyometric, and uterine, ovarian and testicular cancers.

Sterilizing your cat/dog makes him/her a better pet, reducing his/her urge to roam and decreasing the risk of contracting diseases or getting hurt as they roam. Surveys indicate that as many as 85% of dogs hit by cars are unaltered.

The Cape May County Animal Shelter also offers assistance for qualified residents for cats and pit bulls. For information on the voucher program, or for more information on spay and neuter assistance,  please call 1-800-351-1822 or  visit The Animal Alliance of Cape May County http://www.animalalliancecmc.org- click on spay/neuter clinic tab (next to home page).
                                     
FOR INFO CALL 1 800-351-1822

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Lower Township Police Department
405 Breakwater Rd
Cape May, NJ 08204

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