AND...We will also help feral
These are animals that fend for themselves in
barns or sheds on someone's property. If the
owners will step up and take responsibility to
provide food for these animals and keep these
feral cat colonies together, we will make sure
their numbers do not get out of hand. Barn Cats
(ferals) offer great rewards in exchange for food
and a dry place to sleep. Being natural born
predators, they will keep barns rodent free and
cut down on wasted grain and other rodent
destruction, a win-win situation for all!! If you
need advise about a feral cat colony, please call
Betty or Patricia..
The key to the problem of abandoned animals, unwanted litters of helpless
babies, homeless feral cats and over crowded kill-shelters is something we
should all try to find....We have started an organization to be part of the
solution. We are a Georgia Non-Profit Corporation and a Federal tax exempt
501 (c) 3. We applied for our tax exempt status ten months ago and now
have our official recognition letter! We are located in the small rural farming
community of Girard Georgia. We are committed to stopping so many
un-wanted litters and getting our "out-of-control" animal population under
control.. Our Board of Directors are animal lovers from our community and
from Martinez & North Augusta! If you care about our cause, helping
helpless animals, please help us out with a tax deductible monetary
donation by donating through PayPal, or directly to Luv 4 Paws Fund via
mail....Click Here for our mailing address.
Thanks for your support!
Screven County Veterinary Services
Pat M. Dyar, DVM
715 West Ogeechee StreetSylvania, Georgia
Phone: 912-564-1121A Full Service Veterinary Facility
Serving, Screven, Burke, Bulloch, Jenkins & SW South Carolina
Until one has loved an
animal, a part of one's
soul remains unawakened.
Long's Logging &
J & D Long
2056 Millhaven Road
We will not spay or neuter animals in or connected with any
other rescue organization.....
It is the responsibility of the organization to charge an adequate enough adoption fee to cover
the cost of the spay/neuter. If applying for a voucher be sure to carefully read the stipulations
stated on the application form. We reserve the right to decide if an animal is eligible to recieve
Companion Animals will
be our primary focus!
*A companion animal is a animal already owned by someone. These are people's pets,
owned animals that the owner plans to keep. We do not fund surgeries for shelter animals
or animals owned or kept by breeders. Vouchers may not be provided to breeders or anyone
who exploits or profits from the exploitation of animals in any manner whatsoever.
We are a Federal Tax Exempt not for profit 501 (c) 3. Our IRS EIN Number is: 46-2254680
Our Free Services are available to any resident of Burke County, on
a funds available basis. Our funds are from fund raisers, grants &
charitable donations from folks like you! We also are handling a
portion of Spay/Neuter services for Burke County. We welcome ANY
donations from those we help, and of course any donation will go to
help another family!
In six years one unspayed female dog, her offspring and their puppies, if none get spayed or
neutered, can produce up to 67,000 dogs. In the same six years one unspayed female cat, her
kittens and their kittens can add up to 73,000 cats. There will never be enough good homes for
all of these unwanted pets. Humane shelters will continue to euthanize millions of healthy cats
and dogs each year for no reason other than homes cannot be found for them. The most
effective solution to help solve the unwanted pet euthanasia dilemma is pet sterilization at the
time of shelter adoption (or anytime you acquire a pet) including early age spaying and
neutering. The term early (or juvenile) neutering refers to the surgical altering of a pet's
reproductive organs at 6 weeks of age or older. Our Veterinarian, Dr. Dyar recommends the
procedure at age 3 months
Changing Views on Early Spay/Neutering
By performing early neutering at the time of adoption, the new owner and the humane shelter
have both done their part to ensure that a pet's offspring will not be back at that same shelter
in 6 months! Many progressive shelters now endorse this policy. In 1991, after careful
evaluation of scientific data, the American Humane Association became the first national
organization to endorse early spaying and neutering of puppies and kittens. The American
Veterinary Medical Association and the American Animal Hospital Association quickly
followed suit and believe the practice to be a safe, effective tool to help end pet
With the advancement of medical knowledge over the past 10 years, informed veterinarians
have changed their views on the appropriate age for pet spaying and neutering. Doctors at
large and prestigious veterinary hospitals and humane shelters such as Boston's Angell
Memorial Animal Hospital, and the Los Angeles SPCA, the Miami Humane Society, and the
Harrison Memorial Animal Hospital of Denver have performed thousands of early spay/neuter
surgeries with excellent results.
Our Vet, Dr. Pat Dyar considers spay/neuter as early as 12 weeks.
If you already have an unaltered pet, even if the animal is no longer a youngster, the pet will
benefit greatly by the spay/neuter operation and you will be helping keep unwanted and
unloved pets from being abandoned to their on devices for survival...
Mrs. Avis Rollins Lyle
PLEASE CONTACT YOUR LOCAL
COUNTY COMMISSIONER AND LET
THEM KNOW YOU APPRECIATE OUR
FREE SPAY / NEUTER PROGRAM!!
AND LET THEM KNOW YOU SUPPORT
THEM FOR PROVIDING MONEY FOR
LOCAL FAMILIES TO ALTER THEIR
PETS, THROUGH OUR 'LUV 4 PAWS'
SPAY/NEUTER PROGRAM. 'LUV 4
PAWS' RECEIVES MATCHING
FOUNDATION GRANT MONEY THAT
MATCHES DOLLAR FOR DOLLAR
WHATEVER MONEY BURKE COUNTY
ALLOCATES FOR “LUV 4 PAWS' SO
WE ARE ABLE TO DOUBLE THE
NUMBER OF PETS WE ALTER WITH
WHATEVER AMOUNT WE GET FROM
We appreciate the funds we receive from
Burke County, Call and let them know
you do too!!
If you live in Burke County & have a pet that needs to be altered, please click
>Vouchers for complete information on applying, getting approved and
getting your appointment date.. If you know anyone else that needs our help,
please let them know about our program. Our services are available on a funds
availability basis but we are receiving a matching Foundation Grant for
2017-2018 to match local funding again this year.
Thank you! Betty Jean & Patricia
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