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 18 February 2007
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 2007:

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

Congratulations!
We join NJ’s neediest animals & People for Animals, Inc., in celebrating the opening of their new spay neuter clinic across the street from their former facility!

“Art for Animals” February 24-25th
Visit “People for Animals” at the Cat Show at the Morristown NJ Armory on Feb 24th & 25th. see http://catshowsnj.com . All table & show proceeds to Spay Neuter!

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.
All Current Members Renew!
We are thrilled to report that our Lucky Stars have each renewed their pledge for 2007.
Thank you so much to each and every one!

International Symposium
125 people from 9 countries attended a Nov ‘06 meeting on non-surgical contraception. Veterinary leaders joined animal welfare & advocacy groups, & foundation reps. Some attendees: USDA, FDA Center for Veterinary Medicine, AVMA , American Animal Hospital Assoc. ASPACA, HSUS, American Humane Assoc., Best Friends Animal Society, Pfizer, Virbac, Peptech, & Abbott Labs. For more see Alliance for Contraception in Cats & Dogs www.acc-d.org , click on ACCD Symposia.

Check Out The Animal companion!
See great ad for Lucky Star on back cover in Jan & Feb! Many thanks to our anonymous donor. Subscribe at www.animalcomp.com

ASPCA authors info on feral cat sterilization
A protocol on feral cat sterilization for veterinarians (hints for caretakers too) at the website of the NYC Feral Cat Council, www.nycferalcat.org click on right side.

All About Ear Tipping
For a detailed protocol on eartipping by Dr. Laura Gay Senk, DVM of the Long Island Cat Project go to www.licp.org click on Education, see bright green box.

Spay Day USA is February 27th 2007

“No matter how much cats fight, there always seem to be plenty of kittens."
Abraham Lincoln