August 25, 2010

News Release

For Immediate Release

SAAFhouse Spay and Neuter Clinic Ribbon Cutting

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is pleased to support the opening of the SAAF House Spay and Neuter Clinic. A building dedication and ribbon cutting will be held on Monday, August 30, 6 p.m., at the SAAFhouse Spay-Neuter Clinic located at 1600 North Washington Avenue in Springfield. Supporters will be honored; staff, board members, and volunteers will be recognized. SAAFhouse, the first Humane Alliance model spay/neuter clinic in the state of Missouri, opened today, giving the community a powerful new resource to fight pet overpopulation. The clinic will provide high quality, low-cost spay/neuter services to rescue groups, animal shelters, and low-income pet owners. SAAFhouse is a project of Springfield Animal Advocacy Foundation (SAAF), a nonprofit coalition of local animal welfare agencies.

The public is invited to donate any of the following “wish list” items at the August 30 event or during regular clinic business hours (Wednesdays–Saturdays 7:30 am–5:30 pm):

SAAF’s mission is to lead a collaborative effort in Greene County to improve animal welfare, promote accountability in pet ownership, and reduce animal overpopulation.

For more information, visit

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Harold K. Bengsch Building

227 E. Chestnut Expwy. • Springfield, MO 65802
417-864-1658 •