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CBC Island Morning

Published February 2016


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Future of SpayAid PEI in doubt, says president

Published February 2016
SpayAid PEI may have to shut down if it can't attract more members to help run the program and raise funds, says the organization's president. The low-cost spay-neuter program has been helping pet owners cover the costs of surgery and vaccinations for seven years.

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CBC Interview with Joy Tremblay

Published May 2015
As of April at our latest AGM we did a tally of our numbers and SpayAid has done 1,916 spays/neuters. Our goal is to bring down the number of surrenders at the PEI Humane Society. There has been a 70% decrease in the number of cat surrenders and euthanasias and a 54% decrease in the number of dog surrenders and euthanasias.

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The Final Numbers

Published on June 14th 2012
The Guardian
Mary MacKay
SpayAid P.E.I. launches a new monthly donation Sponsor a Spay program that will allow animal lovers to have a direct impact on pet overpopulation.

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Pet Care

Published June 1 2012
The Guardian
Shocking P.E.I. case has led to changes aimed at better protecting companion animals.

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SpayAid PEI Appeals to Animal Lovers

Published June 2012
The Buzz
An examination of SpayAid's impact on the community as well as new fundraising programs underway

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First Nations Pet Population Targeted

Published February 6 2012
CBC
A P.E.I. charity and an RCMP officer are working together with First Nations communities on the Island to reduce the number of cats and dogs wandering around reserves.

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Grant to Assist Abegweit Pets

Published December 2011
The Buzz
SpayAid PEI has announced that it has been awarded a grant of $10,000 from PetSmart Charities of Canada to assist in spaying and neutering the pets of the Abegweit First Nation communities of Scotchfort, Rocky Point and Morell.

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Art for Animals' Sake

Published on September 27th, 2010
The Guardian
Mary MacKay
"Peter Griffin of Rice Point transforms his love of animals onto canvas for his own style of pet portraiture. He is providing a pet portrait of a future subject as one of the many art-related items being offered for auction at the third annual SpayAid P.E.I"

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Art for Animals Fundraising Dinner Set for Saturday

Published on September 4th, 2009
The Guardian
"When journalism student Krista MacLean stopped at an A&W in June, 2007 for a milkshake, she had no idea she would be heading home with a "Brew".

That's what she named the frightened and emaciated beagle she discovered begging leftovers from customers outside the fast-food restaurant. When A&W staff told her the dog had been hanging around for days, Krista decided to take the flea-ridden dog into her home and to do whatever she could to find its owners. Despite her best efforts, no one ever came forward to claim the dog, which ultimately claimed MacLean as his guardian."

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SpayAid P.E.I. Launches to Help Control Pet Overpopulation

Published on May 24, 2007
By Michelle Buckalew
"In Canada there is a new volunteer non-profit organization dedicated to eliminating pet overpopulation on Prince Edward Island by creating and maintaining a spay-neuter assistance program for Island pet owners who are most in need: SpayAid PEI."

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The Kindest Cut

Published on May 17th, 2007
Mary Mackay
"Spaying or neutering is the kindest way to cut down on the unwanted animal populations of the world.

And now theres a new volunteer non-profit organization dedicated to eliminating pet overpopulation on Prince Edward Island by creating and maintaining a spay-neuter assistance program for Island pet owners who are most in need."

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