The Ontario SPCA and Humane Society mobile spay/neuter unit rolls into Pembroke

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The Ontario SPCA and Humane Society mobile spay/neuter unit rolls into Pembroke 

Pembroke, ON (Oct. 4, 2021) – The Ontario SPCA and Humane Society’s Mobile Animal Wellness Services Unit has rolled into Pembroke for a three-day spay/neuter clinic that begins today to help reduce pet overpopulation.  

The 38-foot SPCA Mobile Animal Wellness Services Unit will be stationed outside the Pembroke Legion, located at 202 Pembroke St. E. in Pembroke, from Oct. 4-6. All 68 surgery appointments were filled within hours of registration opening. These procedures will prevent an estimated 3,600 potentially unwanted puppies and kittens.   

This local mobile clinic has been generously supported by the Pembroke Petawawa District Community Foundation, United Steel Workers Local 1568, and Pet Valu Pembroke. The SPCA Mobile Animal Wellness Services Unit has been made possible thanks to a grant provided by the Pet Valu family of stores through its Giving Back Project.  

The mobile spay/neuter event marks the first of the year for the SPCA Mobile Animal Wellness Services Unit. After careful consideration and research to determine the safest way to resume mobile spay/neuter services during COVID-19, the Ontario SPCA has resumed operations with limited contact procedures in place. Animals are dropped off and picked up by their families in a safe curbside process overseen by staff. 

This clinic is part of the Ontario SPCA’s ongoing efforts to reduce pet overpopulation,” says Magdalena Smrdelj, Chief Veterinary Officer, Ontario SPCA and Humane Society. “Through the SPCA Mobile Animal Wellness Services Unit, we are working to create a better future for animals.”  

To learn more about SPCA Mobile Animal Wellness Services, or to make a donation, visit 



Heather Jobe 

Ontario SPCA Renfrew County Animal Centre    


The Ontario SPCA and Humane Society  

The Ontario SPCA and Humane Society is a registered charity, established in 1873. The Society and its network of communities facilitate and provide for province-wide leadership on matters relating to the prevention of cruelty to animals and the promotion of animal well-being. Offering a variety of mission-based programs, including community-based sheltering, animal wellness services, provincial animal transfers, shelter health & wellness, high-volume spay/neuter services, animal rescue, animal advocacy, Indigenous partnership programs and humane education, the Ontario SPCA is Ontario’s animal charity. 

The Ontario SPCA and Humane Society Renfrew County Animal Centre is located on the unceded and traditional territory of the Algonquin Nation. We acknowledge our shared responsibility to respect, honour, and sustain these lands and the natural resources contained within. We commit to engaging in education and meaningful dialogue about Indigenous history, as well as commit to taking positive action so that we may all move forward together in Truth and Reconciliation.