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Students Join Forces with Animal Welfare Organization to Help More Large Dogs Receive Basic Pet Care Services

San Diego, April 6, 2018 – The Spay-Neuter Action Project of San Diego, recognized as the first organization in San Diego County to provide programs to reduce the tragic outcomes of pet overpopulation, will host a “large dog only” specialty spay/neuter clinic on Saturday, April 7, on the grounds of Castle Park Middle School in Chula Vista.  Doors open at 8:00 am. SNAP, as more commonly known, is a registered [...]

April 6th, 2018|

Spay-Neuter Action Project to Commemorate World SPAY DAY at the Joe & Vi Jacobs Center

San Diego, February 26, 2018 – The Spay-Neuter Action Project of San Diego (SNAP), today announced that it will host a site visit by the Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation, during its clinic in the parking lot of the Joe & Vi Jacobs Center, on Tuesday, February 27, beginning at 8:30 am. Neuter Scooter at the Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation Feb 27,2018 • 8:30 am • Location: 404 Euclid [...]

February 26th, 2018|

Meet Dorell Phillips Sackett of Spay-Neuter Action Project of San Diego

FEBRUARY 2018 Today we’d like to introduce you to Dorell Phillips Sackett. Dorell, can you briefly walk us through your story – how you started and how you got to where you are today. I grew up in Rhode Island, with many pets, as my dad brought home abandoned, malnourished dogs he would see on his truck route. Throughout my childhood, I wondered why anyone would leave these sweet animals [...]

February 21st, 2018|

Banfield Foundation Boosts Incentive Program of the Spay-Neuter Action Project

San Diego, February 1, 2018 – The Spay-Neuter Action Project of San Diego, today announced that it has received a donation of FIRST SHEILD™ Trio Flea Treatment from the Banfield Foundation flea & tick prevention program, to further motivate people to spay and neuter in lower-income communities, struggling with pet overpopulation. SNAP, as more commonly known, is a registered non-profit organization that formed in 1990, to reduce the number of [...]

February 1st, 2018|

PetSmart Charities® to Visit Location Benefitting from Grant to the Spay-Neuter Action Project

San Diego, January 29, 2018 – The Spay-Neuter Action Project of San Diego (SNAP), today announced that PetSmart Charities, the leading funder of animal welfare in North America, will meet with SNAP to tour the Neuter Scooter surgical bus and learn more about how the organization supports local pets in need.  The visit will take place at the Otay Mesa-Nestor Library, a clinic site for residents of Otay Mesa and San [...]

January 29th, 2018|

Euthanasia is NOT in our Wheelhouse

January 10, 2018 EDUCATIONAL NEWS Spay.  Neuter.  These two small words mean big accomplishments for SNAP, especially in areas where companion animals suffer daily, because there are just too many born without reason.  To get the exact number of offspring prevented by altering 5,440 combined cats and dogs in 2017, we would need to have Einstein on staff!  But in looking at the chart below, you will see how many [...]

January 11th, 2018|

PetSmart Charities® Invests in Lifesaving Work of the Spay-Neuter Action Project

San Diego, January 1, 2018 – The Spay-Neuter Action Project of San Diego (SNAP), today announced its receipt of a $50,000 grant from PetSmart Charities, the leading funder of animal welfare in North America, to provide spay/neuter services in the southern-most part of San Diego County, at an unprecedented, free of charge. SNAP is a nonprofit organization that formed in 1990, to reduce the number of companion animals entering City [...]

January 1st, 2018|

SNAP Takes Part in Fundraising Event that Combines Two Worthy Causes

San Diego, October 14, 2017 – The Spay-Neuter Action Project of San Diego, today announced its participation in the Second Annual “PAWS Against Violence Walk” at the Santa Ysabel Mission, on Saturday, October 14, beginning at 9:00 am. SNAP, as more commonly known, is a registered non-profit organization that founded in 1990, to reduce the number of unwanted pets in San Diego County.  They bring affordable spay/neuter services into primarily [...]

October 14th, 2017|

Petco Foundation Invests in Lifesaving Work of the Spay-Neuter Action Project

San Diego, September 24, 2017 – The Spay-Neuter Action Project of San Diego, today announced it has been awarded a $20,000 grant from the Petco Foundation to support its affordable spay/neuter clinics in the City of El Cajon. SNAP, as more commonly known around the community, is a registered, non-profit organization that formed in 1990 to reduce the number of unwanted pets in San Diego County.  Affordable spay/neuter services are [...]

September 24th, 2017|

SNAP to Hold Affordable Spay/Neuter Clinic on Tribal Grounds Alongside US Army Vets

San Diego, July 10, 2017– The Spay Neuter Action Project, the first organization in San Diego County to provide programs to solve the tragic outcomes of pet overpopulation, announces its upcoming spay/neuter clinic on Tuesday, July 11, on tribal grounds of the La Jolla Band of Luiseño Indians, beginning at 8:00 am check in time. SNAP, as more commonly known around the community, is a formal non-profit organization that formed [...]

July 10th, 2017|

Pet Welfare Organization Helps Little Dogs from Over- Multiplying

San Diego, June 21, 2017 – The Spay Neuter Action Project, the first organization in San Diego County to provide programs to solve the tragic outcomes of pet overpopulation, announces its “All Chihuahua” specialty spay/neuter clinic on Thursday, June 22, at the VFW in Lemon Grove. SNAP, as more commonly known around the community, is a registered, non-profit organization that formed in 1990 to reduce the number of unwanted pets [...]

June 21st, 2017|

SNAP Offers “Large Dog” Specialty Spay/Neuter Clinic at Affordable Rates

San Diego, June 2, 2017 – The Spay Neuter Action Project (SNAP.www.snap-sandiego.org), the first organization in San Diego County to provide programs to solve the tragic outcomes of pet overpopulation, announces its “Large Dog” specialty spay/neuter clinic on Saturday, June 3, at Sweetwater High School in National City. SNAP is a non-profit, 501(c)3, charitable organization that was formed in 1990 with the goal of reducing the number of unwanted pets [...]

June 2nd, 2017|

The Coast News: Dog by Dog Movie

ENCINITAS — Five years ago, Christopher Grimes said he wanted to answer what he thought was a straightforward question — how are the owners of commercial dog kennels, sometimes referred to as “puppy mills,” able to keep states and the federal government to not better regulate their operations, which have come under scrutiny in some cases for the inhumane treatment of the pets they breed. Activists for years have cast [...]

May 30th, 2017|

How Can You Save Hundreds of Pet Lives?

By Spay/Neutering One. Millions of animals get euthanized in shelters every year simply because there aren't enough homes. It's a numbers problem - We can't adopt our way out of this pet overpopulation crisis. And here is why: One unspayed female cat can produce up to 370,000 offspring. By just spay/neutering one cat we can reduce the pet overpopulation drastically and save hundreds of lives. In every community, in every [...]

January 11th, 2017|

Why Spay & Neuter? – Here Are 3 Reasons Why…

By Dorell Sackett "She's like a different cat, so happy now, wanders less and is even more friendly with dogs." More than 2.3 million cats and dogs are getting euthanized in U.S. shelters every year simply because there are not enough homes. Only 1 out of 10 dogs and cats entering a shelter gets adopted.   3. IT’S GOOD FOR OUR COMMUNITY: Unaltered dogs cause nearly 100% of serious bites in our communities. [...]

January 11th, 2017|

Local Students Take the Lead in Reducing Pet Overpopulation

San Diego, May 21, 2016 – Sweetwater High School, located since 1920 on the corner of Highland Avenue and E. 30th Street in National City, is home to over 40 student-based clubs and organizations including the Animal C.A.R.E. Club.  Founded on the principles of Compassion, Advocacy, Respect, and Education, the club meets each week during lunch to discuss animal welfare issues, plan volunteer activities, and inform the student body at-large [...]

May 21st, 2016|

Passion for Paws – 92024 Magazine

November 1, 2015. She’s Always Loved Animals, Which is Why Dorell Volunteers with Spay Neuter Action Project Dorell Phillips Sackett and her husband Mark have lived in Quail Hollow for 18 years. Mark is an avid surfer (think dawn sessions). Their two daughters are vegetarians and Dorell is a dedicated vegan. Their family includes four dogs, one of which is always a foster from the shelter, and a cat. Exploring [...]

November 1st, 2015|
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