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Happy Neuter Year! North Fork-Based Animal Shelter Offering Special Neuter Rate During January

Sydney A. Braat

Finnegan is all smiles after Happy Neuter Year! (Courtesy Photo)

A new year calls for a new resolution!

Kent Animal Shelter in Calverton is offering $20 male dog or cat neutering as part of their "Happy Neuter Year" campaign throughout January. Neutering your male dog or cat will prevent unwanted litters and reduce homeless pet populations.

"Neutering male pets is a simple surgery that reduces unwanted behaviors, like roaming, fighting, and urine marking territories," said Pamela Green, Executive Director of Kent Animal Shelter. "It also guarantees your dog or cat never fathers a litter of puppies or kittens."

Spaying and neutering is one of the most effective ways to reduce the homeless pet population and is safe for puppies and kittens as young as eight to ten weeks old. "Happy Neuter Year" is sponsored by PetSmart Charities. The $20 rate is lower than the North Fork-based animal shelter's normal low-cost price and is available to all Long Island residents.

Spencer is one of the cats that benefitted from "Happy Neuter Year!". (Courtesy Photo)

Pet parents interested in taking part in this special rate that will be available for the entire month of January are encouraged to make an appointment.

Kent Animal Shelter is a no-kill haven for homeless animals and provides adoption services and humane education.

Kent Animal Shelter is located at 2259 South River Road in Calverton. For more information, call 631-727-5731 or visit www.kentanimalshelter.com.

Sydney Braat is a Hamptons-raised and NYC-living journalist. She enjoys splitting her time between the bustling city life and relaxing atmosphere of the Hamptons. When she's not writing, Sydney is traveling. She thrives off of new experiences, cultures, cuisine, and languages. Sydney writes about the arts, philanthropy, food & wine, and shopping. https://www.sosydneyny.com/ sydneybraat

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