The Humane Society of Ventura County announces their fall fundraising event SPAYghetti – NO BALLS, Sunday, September 15, 2019, from noon to 3 PM at Four Brix Winery in Ventura. All funds raised at this event will benefit the HSVC low-cost Spay and Neuter Clinic services.
The Humane Society of Ventura County is proud of the success and heritage of its low-cost Spay and Neuter Clinic at their Shelter property in Ojai, Calif. The Shelter's veterinarians have performed approximately 80,000 alteration surgeries since opening in 1986. “We are committed to providing crucial services to the public to help control pet over-population,” said Jolene Hoffman, Shelter Director for the HSVC.
It is estimated that nationwide, there are 32.6 million unaltered pets. The need for controlling pet overpopulation is especially great in the at-need communities of Ventura County. According to the ASPCA, female cats can breed three times a year and have an average of 4 kittens per litter. Dogs can breed twice a year with litters of 6 – 10 puppies. In just seven years, one unspayed female cat and her offspring can produce 420,000 kittens; one unspayed female dog and her offspring can produce 97,000 puppies.
Nationally it is estimated that less than 50 percent of pets are spayed or neutered in households with a $35,000 annually income. For those households below the poverty line, less than 10 percent of their pets have been spayed or neutered. "We want to reach out to the communities with the most need by offering no-cost spay or neuter surgeries, on location," said Dr. Sisk. To achieve this, the HSVC is seeking support for a mobile spay and neuter vehicle. For more information please contact Diane Duncan, HSVC Director of Development at 805-437-9056.
SPAYghetti – NO BALLS will feature delicious Italian food from LC Imports Pizza of Ventura, dessert from Danny’s Deli and Grill, Four Brix wine and hard cider, live music by Fish Fry, silent auction items, Raise the Paw fundraiser, and more! Sponsorship packages are still available if interested contact GregCooper at GregC@hsvc.org or 805-665-0459.
Tickets are $75 and can be purchased in person or over the phone at the Humane Society of Ventura County, 402 Bryant Street, Ojai, CA 93023 or 805-646-6505. A limited amount of tickets can be purchased online at hsvc.org. ***Please note we have a limited amount of tickets available and encourage anyone who would like to attend to get their tickets today!***
Sponsorship opportunities are still available. Please CLICK HERE to download a sponsorship form.
We would like to thank Four Brix Winery for the generous use of their event space.