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Monroe - an O.S.C.A.R. Dog
enjoying her new life!

Happy Tails: Monroe from OSCAR Animal Rescue Sparta, NJ
Newly adopted.

Happy Tails: Monroe from OSCAR Animal Rescue Sparta, NJ
Sound Asleep...

Happy Tails: Monroe from OSCAR Animal Rescue Sparta, NJ
Sunbathing beauties!

Happy Tails: Monroe from OSCAR Animal Rescue Sparta, NJ
With her new BFF.

One Step Closer Animal Rescue (O.S.C.A.R.)

'Helping you find your new best friend'

Sparta, NJ

Low Cost Spay/Neuter

Be Responsible. Spay or Neuter your Pet!

OSCAR Animal Rescue, Sparta, NJ recommends low cost spay/neuter programs

Pet Food Assistance Program

For information about pet food stamps (for all USA citizens who qualify) please go to www.PetFoodStamps.org


Low Cost Spay/Neuter Programs

People for Animals - SPAY SHUTTLE

Petco is partnering with People For Animals, Inc. tp provide affordable spay/neuter services through regular SPAY SHUTTLE pick-up and drop-off at select Petco stores and other pet shops throughout NJ.

More info at: People for Animals - SPAY SHUTTLE


Friends of Animals

Certificates can be purchased from the shelter or online. If you are interested in a certificate, please contact the shelter for more information.


Spay USA
For more information, call 800-248-7729.


State of New Jersey Spay & Neuter Program

O.S.C.A.R. is approved with the State of New Jersey for their low cost spay and neuter program. You may be eligible to have your pet spayed or neutered at a discounted price at one of the participating veterinary hospitals.

NOTE: This is a quarterly funded program, so spots fill up fast. Please contact a participating vet as soon as you can to schedule an appointment.

To find currently participating vets & hospitals, please go to:

Spay or Neuter your adopted dog or cat for $20.00 if you:

Spay or Neuter your dog or cat for $10.00 if your receive any of the following.

  • Food Stamps/Medicaid/General Public Assistance/Rental Assistance
  • Aid to Families with Dependent Children
  • Lifeline Utility Credit/Tenants Lifeline Assistance
  • Supplemental Security Income/Pharmaceutical Assistance to Aged & Disabled

        Note: You will need to show the vet your ID card.

With your application, you will need to include a copy of your:

  • Adoption Contract,
  • Proof of Your Town�s Licensing, and
  • License (or Other Documentation Proving You Are a NJ Resident)


Reference: Spay USA www.SpayUSA.org

  • Benefits of Spaying (females):

    • 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 the first heat cycle
    • Reduces number of unwanted cats/kittens/dogs/puppies
    • Helps dogs and cats live longer, healthier 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 incidence of prostate disease
    • Reduces number of unwanted cats/kittens/dogs/puppies
    • Decreases aggressive behavior, including dog bites
    • Helps dogs and cats live longer, healthier lives