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 24 February 2008
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 226 absolutely free spay neuter surgeries and other services for needy animals in 2008:

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 Become a Lucky Star
Visit our Website at luckystarprogram.org, click on Registration, save, print & mail form or call (973) 267-5673 or leave message at (973) 906-8357 or Email: luckystarprogram@att.net with any ?’s.

It’s National Prevent a Litter Month
In addition to Spay Day USA on the 26th, here’s another reason to celebrate February!

A Perfect valentine?
Honor a favorite person or pet, by donating funds to a local rescue group or shelter for a spay/neuter in their honor!

Get WEll wishes
Wishing Bernards Township NJ ACO Sharon Wilkinson a speedy recovery!

“Woofs” and “Meows” of Thanks
Despite the considerable pressures of the current economic environment, our Lucky Stars have all renewed their pledges for 2008. This is wonderful news for the many needy animals they plan to help. There is never a shortage of such needy cases & each that finds one of our Lucky Stars is one lucky cat or dog. On their behalf, we send these happy “meows” and “woofs” in gratitude!

Neutersol® NEWs


Per Alliance for Contraception in Dogs & Cats (ACC&D)“Animal Balance” (www.animalbalance.net)hoped to sterilize most of the dogs in the Galapagos Islands. Many of the dogs lived on remote farms, and most owners refused to have their dogs castrated fearing the dogs would stop hunting or guarding.

Neutersol®, a non-surgical sterilant for male dogs, was temporarily available via a U.S. distributor. Animal Balance fixed 97% of the dogs on Isabella Island, many with Neutersol®. Meanwhile, ACC&D works toward:(1) Making sure Neutersol® will be an effective tool when reintroduced soon in the U.S.,(2) Bringing an affordable generic version of Neutersol® to Mexico in 2008,(3) Exploring the potential of a 3-yr contraceptive for feral cats in the U.S. & (4) Continuing the search for permanent non-surgical alternatives for cats and female dogs.

How far that little candle throws his beams!
So shines a good deed in a weary world.”

William Shakespeare