Giving Network Action Alert
Puerto Rico Spayathon
Puerto Rico is currently facing an animal welfare crisis. Following the devastation of Hurricane Maria, many individuals have fled the island and left their pets behind. The number of unowned dogs in Puerto Rico is estimated at over 300,000 while the number of unowned cats is estimated at over one million. Veterinary resources have been stretched to the limit. The situation is dire.
In an effort to combat the problem, the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) has launched the Spayathon for Puerto Rico, a campaign to help control the animal population on the island. Working in concert with 26 national and international organizations, the Spayathon aims to spay, neuter, and vaccinate 20,000 dogs and cats throughout the island.
To facilitate their goals, the HSUS has requested support in the form of 8,500 collars and leashes for dogs and cats treated through the program.
Supplies in Critical Demand