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How Can We Stop the Need for Euthanasia in Shelters?

The Solution:

The solution for "no kill" shelters starts with "no births". We can't adopt our way out of this pet overpopulation crisis. In order to give every dog and cat in our county a home, every household would need to have 24 pets.

Help Us Spay/ Neuter More Pets!

100% of your donation will go towards the cause.

We have private donors that cover our operation costs.

Our Work in the Community

Neuter Scooter


SNAP's two Neuter Scooters are
fully equipped mobile spay/neuter
clinics who travel to low-income areas.

Community Engagement


SNAP provides in-classroom
presentations and workshops
about responsible pet care.

Friends of SNAP


We are grateful for the
generous support of the many
organizations and individuals.



The Coast News: Dog by Dog Movie

ENCINITAS — Five years ago, Christopher Grimes said he wanted to answer what he thought was a straightforward question — how are the owners of commercial dog kennels, sometimes referred to as “puppy mills,” able to keep states and the federal government to not better regulate their operations, which have come under scrutiny in some […]

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Passion for Paws – 92024 Magazine

As published in 92024 Magazine She’s Always Loved Animals, Which is Why Dorell Volunteers with Spay Neuter Action Project Dorell Phillips Sackett and her husband Mark have lived in Quail Hollow for 18 years. Mark is an avid surfer (think dawn sessions). Their two daughters are vegetarians and Dorell is a dedicated vegan. Their family […]


How Can You Save Hundreds of Pet Lives?

By Spay/Neutering One. Millions of animals get euthanized in shelters every year simply because there aren’t enough homes. It’s a numbers problem – We can’t adopt our way out of this pet overpopulation crisis. And here is why: One unspayed female cat can produce up to 370,000 offspring. By just spay/neutering one cat we can […]

Other Ways to Get Involved

Please consider making a donation, volunteering with us, or adopting a pet at your LOCAL shelter

We realize we have a LONG Way to go

...but we've started walking!