spay/neuter http://apr.org en House Approves Bill For Ala. Spay, Neuter Clinics http://apr.org/post/house-approves-bill-ala-spay-neuter-clinics <p>Some Alabama lawmakers want to make sure that nonprofit spay and neuter clinics can keep their doors open.</p><p>The House of Representatives approved a bill on Tuesday that would allow veterinarians to work for the nonprofits.</p><p>Birmingham Democrat Rep. Patricia Todd says the low-cost clinics are needed to address Alabama's pet overpopulation problem, and to try reducing the number of animals that are euthanized each year.</p><p>State law currently says that veterinary medicine practices have to be owned by veterinarians. Todd says a state board has threatened to close the clinics.</p> Wed, 26 Feb 2014 04:32:59 +0000 The Associated Press 47451 at http://apr.org House Approves Bill For Ala. Spay, Neuter Clinics Happy (?) Mother's Day http://apr.org/post/happy-mothers-day <p></p><p>Being kind to animals is more than just an idea.&nbsp; It's a way of treating them with respect and encouraging others to do the same.&nbsp; That would include making sure that our own pets&nbsp;are spayed or neutered to help prevent the problem of pet overpopulation.</p><p>**************************************</p><p> Sat, 11 May 2013 13:45:00 +0000 Mindy Norton 30143 at http://apr.org Happy (?) Mother's Day New Year's Resolution - Spay/Neuter http://apr.org/post/new-years-resolution-spayneuter <P></P> <P>Parade, pets - who could resist?&nbsp; The Beverly Hills Pet Care Foundation is hoping everyone takes notice and gets the message to adopt a homeless pet, and to have all pets spayed or neutered!</P> <P>**********************************</P> <P> Sat, 05 Jan 2013 14:45:00 +0000 Mindy Norton 22811 at http://apr.org New Year's Resolution - Spay/Neuter