Humane Society Receives Grant To ‘Fix’ Pit Bulls

On Wednesday, the Chautauqua County Humane Society will open a new no-cost, high-volume spay/neuter clinic that will provide pit bull owners residing in the 14701 ZIP code with more affordable spay/neuter services for their pit and pit mix breed dogs.

Located at 2825 Strunk Road in Jamestown, the Chautauqua County Humane Society received $19,500 in grants from PetSmart Charities for funding to the clinic, which is anticipated to perform 300 spay/neuter surgeries in 2013. The new Fix-A-Bull spay/neuter clinic will only ask for a cash donation of the participant’s choice.

“Our goal is to make spay/neuter services more affordable to pit bull breed owners who might not otherwise be able to sterilize their pets,” said Jeff Lubi, Chautauqua County Humane Society executive director. “With hundreds of homeless and unwanted dogs surfacing every year in our area, these services are essential to solving our homeless pet overpopulation problem.”

The society’s Fix-A-Bull Clinic will be open each Wednesday starting Jan. 9. For more information or to schedule a pet’s sterilization, call 665-2209, ext 205, or visit www.spcapets.com.