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World Spay Day is an annual campaign of The HSUS, Humane Society International and the Humane Society Veterinary Medical Association. On the last Tuesday of every February, World Spay Day shines a spotlight on the power of affordable, accessible spay/neuter to save the lives of companion animals, community (feral and stray) cats, and street dogs who might otherwise be put down in shelters or killed on the street. The 25th annual World Spay Day is February 26, 2019. Spread the message that spaying and neutering saves lives!

Make Every Day Spay Day!

There are many great reasons to spay or neuter pets, so don't wait until the last Tuesday in February to take action. Visit the resources below and start today! 

  • A dog wakes up to a friendly face after surgery at a Baja Safe Humane Society event in Mexico. Isabelle Ann Tiberghien

  • The Tanzania Animal Welfare Society educated children about responsible pet ownership at its World Spay Day event. TAWESO

  • The Pittsburgh City Council was all smiles as Animal Friends' Kaley Kaczynski thanked it for declaring February 25th Spay Day in Pittsburgh and funding a city-wide free spay/neuter program. Jeff Geissler

  • A little extra cuddling was part of the process at the Humane Society of Southern Arizona's two World Spay Day events. Sara Gromley

  • Program Manager Kenny Lamberti and the rest of The HSUS's Pets for Life team were busy working on World Spay Day events all February. The HSUS

Save Animals' Lives

Learn why you should spay or neuter your petFind out about low-cost spay/neuter surgeryLearn about Pets for Life, a groundbreaking program that reaches pets in povertyHelp catsSponsor a spay/neuter surgery

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