AnimalWorks offers free spay/neuter program for the month of October

To mark the eighth anniversary of the spay/neuter clinic's opening, AnimalWorks is offering a no-cost pet spay/neuter program to qualified Blount County residents for the month of October.

Under this no-cost program, all co-payments, spay/neuter surgical costs, and rabies vaccination fees will be paid for by grant funding. This project is funded under an agreement with the Department of Agriculture and the Charles and Sue Fouche Charitable Foundation.

Income restrictions apply. To find out if you qualify for this no-cost spay/neuter program, or to schedule spay/neuter appointments for your pets, call AnimalWorks at 865-379-2227.

The mission of AnimalWorks is to reduce the homeless pet population in Blount County. Since its inception in September 2001, AnimalWorks has spayed or neutered over 18,000 animals and found homes for more than 5,400 cats and dogs.

AnimalWorks' spay/neuter clinic is at 3377 Regal Drive behind West Chevrolet off Alcoa Highway.

To make a spay/neuter appointment or for more information about AnimalWorks' spay/neuter services, call 865-379-2227 or visit

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