Posts by category: Spay / Neuter

ISAR’s International Homeless Animals’ Day Set to Shed Light on Pet Overpopulation Epidemic and the Spay/Neuter and Adoption Solution
June 15, 2019

August 17, 2019 marks ISAR’s 28th annual commemoration of International Homeless Animals’ Day® (IHAD®) Please join us on Saturday, August 17th, as ISAR along with animal protection organizations, humane societies, rescue groups, veterinary professionals, caring individuals, public officials, and animal-friendly businesses from throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico and abroad, join together to send the spay/neuter and adoption message. About International… Read More

Spring Newsletter 2019
April 15, 2019

Dear Friends, I’m pleased to report Rhode Island may be the first state in the nation to enact legislation requiring the microchipping of all dogs and cats, adopting verbatim (without the preamble) ISAR’s Mandatory Dog and Cat Microchip Law. The proposed legislation, S.B. 160, was introduced by Senators Erin Lynch Prata, Cynthia Coyne, and Stephen Archambault and referred to the… Read More

ISAR’s Spay/Neuter Billboards Get the Message Out!
January 16, 2019

For over 20 years ISAR has reached thousands — even millions — of people by sending the spay/neuter message.  How, you may ask?  ISAR’s spay/neuter billboards do the talking!   Outdoor advertising on billboards has consistently proven to be a relatively inexpensive yet powerfully effective means to inform large numbers of people about an issue of importance. ISAR’s informative spay/neuter… Read More

2018 IHAD® Highlights
October 15, 2018

ISAR’s International Homeless Animals’ Day® (IHAD®) 2018 was celebrated for the twenty-seventh consecutive year on August 18 with over 100 observances taking place throughout the United States, Canada, and in more than 25 countries spanning six continents including AUSTRALIA, CANADA, COSTA RICA, FRANCE, GHANA, HONDURAS, HONG KONG, INDONESIA, IRAQ, LATVIA, LIBERIA, LITHUANIA, MALAYSIA, MEXICO, NICARAGUA, NIGERIA, PANAMA, PERU, ROMANIA, RUSSIA,… Read More

ISAR Newsletter Spring 2018
April 16, 2018

President’s Message Dear Friends, As our supporters know, ISAR’s founder, the late Helen Jones, was a Twentieth Century visionary and relentless warrior in the moral crusade for animal rights in the United States and abroad. Early in her career, one of Helen Jones’s most profound insights was that an essential strategy for securing rights for animals was through public education,… Read More

ISAR’s Spay/Neuter Billboards Continue to Fight Against Dog and Cat Overpopulation in 2018
January 19, 2018

ISAR describes “overpopulation” as strays wandering the streets and roaming the countryside; puppies and kittens being cranked out of mills; pet shops selling companion animals, unwanted dogs and cats being killed in shelters because there is not enough spaying and neutering. One of ISAR’s major tools in our effort to educate about the moral and other necessity of spaying/neutering of… Read More

“Thank You ISAR for Being Our Guiding Light”
September 15, 2017

…Patricia Chan, Director and Founder Spay Panama   International Homeless Animals’ Day in the Republic of Panama   The IHAD began on August 16, 2017, thanks to a matching grant from ISAR to spay/neuter 200 cats from the West Side of Panama City; this is crossing the bridge over the Panama Canal. The need is great and we aimed at… Read More

On the Air “En Español”: Spreading ISAR’s Spay Neuter Message Across the U.S.
August 16, 2017

Those listening to KMXX 99.3 and KSEH 94.5 radio stations in California’s Imperial Valley – a majority of whose residents speak Spanish – are hearing a vital Public Service Announcement in that language six times each day: “In the U.S., 70,000 puppies and kittens are born every day … If you let your animal have a litter, even just one,… Read More

International Homeless Animals’ Day® 2017: Help, Hope & Loving Hearts
June 15, 2017

On Saturday, August 19, animal lovers around the world will mark International Homeless Animals’ Day® (IHAD®). The International Society for Animal Rights launched the event in 1992 to shed light on pet overpopulation and the spay/neuter solution. For 26 years, on the third Saturday of August, rescue organizations, animal protection organizations and concerned individuals have joined ISAR in a day… Read More

The Effect of ISAR’s Spanish Language Spay and Neuter Billboards on the Public
March 16, 2017

To increase participation in spaying and neutering, ISAR enhanced our other efforts to reduce dog and cat overpopulation by introducing in our Fall 2016 Newsletter our new “Spanish Language Outreach Program.” We announced that we would try to reach the countless Spanish-speaking individuals and families throughout the United States who are custodians of intact dogs and cats. The first component… Read More

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