Veterinary Task Force to Advance Spay Neuter
An integral component to reducing pet overpopulation is the advancement of targeted spay-neuter which includes high-volume programs. To that end, a task force of ASV-Veterinary Task Force to Advance Spay-Neuter (VTFASN) was convened in 2006 to promote medical guidelines that can be applied across a variety of spay-neuter models, advance the issue of spay-neuter within the veterinary community, and provide consolidated resources for veterinary professionals.
The VTFASN is funded thanks to a collaboration of the ASPCA and PetSmart Charities.
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