T.A.R.A. Spay/Neuter Mobile Unit

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"Public awareness on the importance of
spaying and neutering is the key to
alleviating dog and cat overpopulation.
Once individuals are educated on the
seriousness of the overpopulation problems,
then the spay/neuter solution will really work."


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T.A.R.A. is now accepting resumes for a Veterinary Assistant. Must have a minimum of two years experience working as a veterinary assistant or technician. Individual must feel comfortable working in a mobile as well as in a stationary clinic, and have a history of working in a high-pace, surgery environment. Requirement for said individual would be an emphasis on quality patient care. We are looking for someone with good teamwork abilities and a strong desire to enhance the welfare of animals. Must be willing to work 3-4 long days per week. Euthanasia is the number one killer of healthy cats and dogs, and is also preventable. Also accepting resumes for a cleaning person to work 3-4 days per week in Middletown, NY. Please submit cover letter and resume to steve@tara-spayneuter.org. Thank you!


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Spay/Neuter

Benefits of Spaying (Female):
  • No heat cycles, therefore males will not be attracted.
  • Less desire to roam.
  • Risk of mammary gland tumors, ovarian and/or uterine cancer is reduced or eliminated, especially if done before first heat cycle.
  • Reduces number of unwanted cats/kittens.
  • Helps cats live longer, healthier, happier lives.

Benefits of Neutering (Males):
  • Reduces or eliminates risk of spraying and marking.
  • Less desire to roam, therefore less likely to be injured in fights or auto accidents.
  • Risk of testicular cancer is eliminated, and decreases incidents of prostate disease.
  • Reduces number of unwanted cats/kittens.
  • Decreases aggressive behavior.
  • Helps cats live healthier, happier lives.

Additional Community Benefits:
  • Unwanted animals are becoming a very real concern in many places. Stray animals can easily become a public nuisance, spraying and smelling, soiling parks and streets, ruining shrubbery, frightening children and elderly people, creating noise and other disturbances, causing automobile accidents, and sometimes even killing other animals.
  • The capture, impoundment and eventual destruction of unwanted animals, costs taxpayers and private humanitarian agencies over a billion dollars each year! As a potential source of rabies and other less serious diseases, they can be a public health hazard. (The American Veterinary Medical Association)

Did You Know?
  • At the rate companion animals are being bred, purposely, or unwittingly, there will never be enough homes for all of them. The alternatives are painful lives, painful deaths and shelter euthanasia, amounting to millions in the U.S. alone.


  • Other common synonymous terms for spay/neuter are altered and fixed.
Spaying: (ovarian-hysterectomy) is the surgical removal of the reproductive organs (ovaries, uterus, fallopian tubes) of the female animal.

Neutering: (orchectomy or castration) is the surgical removal of the reproductive glands (testes) of the male animal.



Too much of a good thing is not good.

Dr. Felty

T.A.R.A. Cat spay performed by Dr. Felty
Dr. Loose

Dr. Loose preparing to perform the first spay on our new clinic.