Spay and Neuter

Bark Avenue Foundation is tackling the pet over population crisis through FREE and low-cost spay/neuter. The cost of fixing a pet is prohibitive for many pet owners resulting in accidental litters, pets born on the streets and animals surrendered to municipal shelters. Our goal is to make a significant impact on the  number of animals being abandoned and euthanized in the shelters.

Some people are reluctant to spay or neuter. They worry the procedure will negatively affect their pet. In fact, spay/neuter improves the health, behavior, and longevity of your pet. Spay/neuter is a  simple procedure with quick recovery time. And perhaps most important, sterilization helps alleviate the pet overpopulation crisis. It helps reduce millions of animals from being born on the streets and euthanized each year. Fixing pets prevents certain diseases, saves money, prevents females from going into heat and improves male pet behaviors.

We spay/neuter approximately 1,000 dogs and cats per year so if you live in Los Angeles County and you need help with spay/neuter, make an appointment under “Get Help” on this site, or contact BAF at

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Latest Spay and Neuter Posts:

Year End Wrap Up

Numbers and dollars can provide a big picture to the impact an organization makes, but the people and pets Bark Avenue Foundation serves are never just numbers to us--we know them by their names.  Read Post

Victory is a Team Sport

Sometimes things go perfectly – everything that is supposed to happen does, and nothing that ISN’T supposed to happen happens.

Other times, things go awry – accidents happen, schedules get changed, ...

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Story Time: Loss, Survival, A Better Life Ahead

Every month we host 2-3 Free & Low-Cost spay/neuter clinics in Whittier, East LA, and Pasadena. We’re often fortunate eno vugh to be able to fix multiple pets that live within a household,Every month we host 2-3 Free & Low-Cost spay ...

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Our February 9th Whittier Narrows Spay/Neuter Clinic saw 37 pets get spayed/neutered, which – we know, we harp, but it’s true! – saved THOUSANDS of animals through prevention. And this wasn’t really OUR clinic… it was YOUR c ...

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