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New Director to Lead United Spay Alliance

United Spay Alliance (USA), whose purpose is to eliminate pet suffering and homelessness by promoting affordable access to spay/neuter resources in partnership with state referral programs, has hired experienced Washington, DC lawyer Bruce Myers to lead the recently formed nonprofit organization. “It is with great excitement that I join the nationwide coalition of passionate people... Read More

Sonia Hernandez, Changemaker of Maricopa County

Read the inspiring story of how Sonia Hernandez is making great strides to reduce Maricopa County’s animal homelessness and euthanasia through a collaborative outreach of spay/neuter services, education, adoption and fostering in Arizona. Remember to check the Changemakers page often for the latest stories of leaders and innovations in the USA coalition!

The Importance of Partnerships: How spay/neuter organizations and human services organizations can build symbiotic relationships

By Guest Blogger: Shelby Parsons, Communications Manager, Mississippi Spay and Neuter Upon moving to Mississippi from Oregon 4 years ago, spay/neuter was my passion. I had a love for animals as a child, and remember practicing TNR (Trap-Neuter-Return) with my mother for all of the cats that people dumped in the woods around our Northern... Read More

USA Changemakers Tell Their Stories

Have you read about the major positive impact for animals that Elaine Adair and her Team from Mississippi Spay & Neuter (“The Big Fix”) have in their state? Our latest feature highlights Amber Sitko and All About Animals Rescue (Spay Michigan.) She and her team have worked hard to meet needs and evolve their program... Read More

United Spay Alliance Seeks Part-Time Director

United Spay Alliance seeks an innovative, passionate, and experienced Director to lead and grow the recently incorporated nonprofit national organization, currently comprised of a coalition of 29 affiliated state spay/neuter programs. USA aims to be the national thought leader of the Spay Neuter movement, and seeks to eliminate euthanasia of companion pets by promoting affordable... Read More

Announcing Changemakers

We are proud to introduce our exciting new series that celebrates and honors the front-line work of dedicated leaders in the United Spay Alliance coalition. These true Changemakers are diverse professionals and volunteers who implement innovative programs that positively impact companion animals and communities. We hope you enjoy seeing, learning and hearing from these leaders as they share — in their own words — their joys and challenges, and how they... Read More

Non-Surgical Sterilization

Surgical spay-neuter is the most readily available, permanent and deemed safe sterilization procedure in the U.S. for dogs and cats. Yet, for millions of unwanted animals around the globe – and including some remote areas of the U.S. — spay/neuter surgery is prohibitive due to lack of funding, available clinics and veterinary surgeons. Masses of ever-producing, homeless litters inevitably result... Read More