Help FOWAS continue to help our community!
Here is what we did in 2016:

  • 570 dogs, 646 cats and 65 rabbits have been spayed or neutered at the FOWAS-provided low-cost clinic. (October, 2015 - October, 2016).
  • The Second Chance Fund paid for the treatment of 11 adoptable animals at the shelter which otherwise the Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter could not afford.
  • FOWAS also provides supplies (such as blankets, toys, etc.) to ensure that animals at the Shelter are as comfortable as possible and works to educate the public about animal care and spay/neuter.
  • The number of animals surrendered at the shelter has been decreasing since the spay & neuter clinic opened 3 years ago. We believe this is due to the services that FOWAS facilitates, especially spay and neuter.

Posted: 05/22/2017

FOWAS helps Hannah

Hannah needed an the absess on her foot x-rayed and treated. Following FOWAS's funding of this treatment, Hannah has recovered and is hopping around in her adoptive home.
Posted: 01/31/2017

FOWAS & SCCAS help Seymour

Seymour was brought to the shelter by a good samaritan who had witnessed neighborhood children playing too roughly with the little dog. Seymour was yelping in pain, could not walk normally and had a dangling front leg.

The puppy was given pain meds and then assessed by the SC Shelter veterinarian. The vet suspected fractures and radiographs showed bone displacement at the elbow and fractures. To save the leg, orthopedic surgery was required. FOWAS was contacted and agreed to share the cost of surgery with the shelter.


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