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Through The Years

March 13, 2019 EDUCATIONAL NEWS SNAP has been serving San Diego County for almost 30 years.  Our sole mission since that time, has been to reduce pet overpopulation and the suffering that follows.  We are recognized as the first animal charity in the region to implement programs to decrease shelter intakes.  We also remain the […]

SNAP Receives $5,000 to Extend Lifesaving Efforts, Thanks to Maddie

San Diego, October 30, 2018 – SNAP announced today that a $5,000 grant has been received from Maddie’s Fund®, a national family foundation established by Dave and Cheryl Duffield to revolutionize the status and well-being of companion animals. The funding will increase spay/neuter clinics under TRIBAL-SNAP, a program implemented in 2017 to decrease the birth-rate […]

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Rabbits Added to SNAPs Affordable Spay/Neuter Program

San Diego, September 30, 2018 – The Spay-Neuter Action Project of San Diego, today announced that the inaugural rabbit clinic will take place on Sunday, October 7, at the San Diego House Rabbit Society, located at 4807-A Mercury Street, San Diego, 92111. SNAP, a registered non-profit since 1996, is recognized as the first organization in […]

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SNAP Surgical Bus to be on Active Duty at Woof Walk!

San Diego, September 20, 2018 – The Spay-Neuter Action Project of San Diego, today announced that the Neuter Scooter will sponsor and perform procedures for pets of military personnel through MIL-SNAP, during Woof Walk 2018, on Sunday, September 23, FREE of charge, at Turner Field Naval Amphibious Base in Coronado, beginning at 8 am. SNAP, […]

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Lifesaving Spay/Neuter Mobile Unit Turns 15!

San Diego, August 13, 2018 – The Spay-Neuter Action Project of San Diego, or SNAP, today announced that the “Neuter Scooter” surgical bus turns 15 this month, or 105, in dog years.  This organizational milestone will be recognized with a cake celebration on Wednesday, August 15, 12-1pm, at Camp Run-A-Mutt located at 35 N 4th […]

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Euthanasia is NOT in our Wheelhouse

January 10, 2018 EDUCATIONAL NEWS Spay.  Neuter.  These two small words mean big accomplishments for SNAP, especially in areas where companion animals suffer daily, because there are just too many born without reason.  To get the exact number of offspring prevented by altering 5,440 combined cats and dogs in 2017, we would need to have […]

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SNAP Offers “Large Dog” Specialty Spay/Neuter Clinic at Affordable Rates

San Diego, June 2, 2017 – The Spay Neuter Action Project (SNAP.www.snap-sandiego.org), the first organization in San Diego County to provide programs to solve the tragic outcomes of pet overpopulation, announces its “Large Dog” specialty spay/neuter clinic on Saturday, June 3, at Sweetwater High School in National City. SNAP is a non-profit, 501(c)3, charitable organization […]

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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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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 […]

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Why Spay & Neuter? – Here Are 3 Reasons Why…

By Dorell Sackett “She’s like a different cat, so happy now, wanders less and is even more friendly with dogs.” More than 2.3 million cats and dogs are getting euthanized in U.S. shelters every year simply because there are not enough homes. Only 1 out of 10 dogs and cats entering a shelter gets adopted.   3. IT’S […]

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Local Students Take the Lead in Reducing Pet Overpopulation

San Diego, May 21, 2016 – Sweetwater High School, located since 1920 on the corner of Highland Avenue and E. 30th Street in National City, is home to over 40 student-based clubs and organizations including the Animal C.A.R.E. Club.  Founded on the principles of Compassion, Advocacy, Respect, and Education, the club meets each week during […]

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Passion for Paws – 92024 Magazine

November 1, 2015. 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 includes four […]