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:
Volume 11 December 2005
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 2005:

Dr. Ohad Barnea, Cliffside & Tenafly Animal Hospitals

Drs. Erno Hollo, Kelly Vex, Lorraine Marks & Leah Gibbs, 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

Add Lucky Star to Holiday Cards!
Include LS News in your holiday cards to veterinarians and other animal lovers! Thankyou!

Overpopulation Statistics
#of cats and dogs entering shelters per year: 6 to 8 million
# of cats and dogs euthanized by shelters per year: 3 to 4 million

2005 Membership Goal
We’ve not met our goal of 20 Lucky Star Vets, for 2005. Recruitment efforts continue, each new member cause for celebration! We thank our Lucky Stars for their generosity and hope they realize just how much they each are appreciated!

Animal Friendly License Plates
Visit any Motor Vehicle office with your current plates and registration, pay a one-time $50 ($10 yearly renewal) fee and leave with new plates, or call 888 486 3339 to get new plates by mail. The $50 goes to NJ’s animal population control fund, providing low cost spay neuter services.

SPAY NEUTER Help for Feral Cats?
Requests come in often seeking spay neuter help for feral cats. The difficult decision as to which animals to help is left solely to each Lucky Star Veterinarian. Because the problem is so big and the resources so limited, we are always seeking info on spay neuter help for ferals to pass on to caregivers. If you know of such help please Email:

It will be here before we know it! Plan now to make this day special. Send us your ideas. Here’s what we have so far: (1) Hold a “Chore Day” (rake a lawn, shovel a drive, paint a fence, run an errand) to raise $ (2) Take your “junk” to an EBAY store and donate proceeds (3) Tell a Veterinarian about Lucky Star (print flyer off website at end of “Pledges” page) (4) Save pocket change daily from now ‘til then (5) Special occasion? Ask for spay neuter donations in lieu of gifts. More ideas & where to donate in next issue!

“May this be your Lucky Star!”