Providing free spay/neuter services to animals in low-income communities:
- This is a proactive way to stop the waves of unwanted pets arriving at shelters.
- Created Houston’s first public/private partnership of its kind. BARC and Friends For Life work together to provide free spay/neuter services.
- Cats are the animals most often killed in shelters. Since 2013 Friends For Life has provided 4,420 cat surgeries and prevented the births of more than 88,420 cats, creating 1,083 stable cat colonies.