Lucky Star Spay Neuter Program

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Lucky Star Spay Neuter Program News
A Publication of the Lucky Star Spay Neuter Program
12 Birch Lane Morristown, NJ 07960 Email: luckystarprogram@att.net
Volume 17 December 2006
Our Mission: To gather, recognize and celebrate the continuing annual commitment of each of our member veterinarians to provide some level of absolutely free spay neuter services to the needy animals of their choice, along with any other free services they choose to provide.

Our Lucky Stars
We currently have 10 member veterinarians in private practice and 1 spay neuter clinic participating, representing 9 hospitals in 9 NJ towns.

Together these professionals have generously pledged 222 absolutely free spay neuter surgeries and other services for needy animals in 2006:

Dr. Ohad Barnea, Cliffside & Tenafly Animal Hospitals

Drs. Erno Hollo, Kelly Vex, Joseph Bloom & Kellie Daly Basking Ridge Animal Hospital

Dr. Harvey E. Hummel,Andover Animal Hospital

Dr. Danci Mock, West Caldwell Animal Hospital

Dr. Maritza Perez, West Orange Animal Hospital

Dr. P. Picone, Audubon Veterinary Associates

Dr. Sandra Stalder-Frey, Alpha Veterinary Care

Dr. Iris Furlong, People for Animals, Inc,Hillside


To Join “Lucky Star”
Veterinarians, please go to www.luckystarprogram.org, click on Registration or call (973) 267-5673 or Email: luckystarprogram@att.net. Or, know a Vet? Referrals always welcome! Thank you.

Feral Cat Spay Neuter Resources:
Monmouth Co. SPCA Eatontown, (732) 542-3125

East Coast NJ Spay Clinic (732) 929-9449.

Animal Welfare Assoc. Voorhees (856)424 2288

People for Animals, Inc. Hillside (908) 964 6887

Liberty Animal Shelter, Jersey City(201)547-4147

NJARA feral-cats@nj-ara.org (732)-446 6808
PETCO “ROUND UP”/SPAY ToDAY
East Hanover PETCO customers were offered chance to “round up” their purchase total to nearest dollar, resulting in $1,400 donation to Mt. Pleasant Animal Shelter. Money will be used to spay/neuter animals awaiting adoption. Nationwide, PETCO “round up” raised $808,000!(Nov 7th ‘06 Daily Record, MorrisCo.)

numbers tell a familiar story
According to the current edition of the HSUS’s “Because You Care News”, two thirds of the estimated 3.5 million dogs in Mexico City are homeless. This is just one city in one country!

Every single surgery
It is hard to put into words the enormous good that is accomplished by every single spay neuter surgery! Generation after generation of animals numbering in the hundreds & more are spared all kinds of harm and abuse as a result of that single surgery! It is hard to think of any other single act that produces such an amazing enduring result for so many. Every single surgery is a gift brimming with kindness and compassion for all those that otherwise would have suffered and now will not! Our Lucky Stars are helping hundreds of animals, one surgery at a time. Those surgeries that they donate are a special gift for which “Thank you” seems such an inadequate response. I can’t help but think that all of the animals that they are helping are somehow, somewhere, watching and cheering for them. We certainly are!!!

HAPPY HOLIDAYS
AND A SAFE, HEALTHY
AND PROSPEROUS NEW YEAR
“May this be your Lucky Star!”