Animal Birth Control of South Jersey was formed in response to the growing need for quality low-cost spay and neuter services in Atlantic County, N.J.
Dr. Suzanna Brown has a long history of providing low-cost spay and neuter services to those in need. She has been involved in the veterinary field, much of that time spent working with shelters, for over 18 years. While a student in veterinary school, she founded the Iowa State University Feral Cat Alliance, the first-ever "Trap-Neuter-Return" (TNR) program in the state of Iowa, which is still in operation today. In cooperation with such groups as Remote Area Medical Services and Animalandia, she often travels great distances to provide free veterinary medical care to economically-depressed rural and remote areas, both within the United States and internationally, where such services may be completely non-existent. She enjoys educating and training veterinary students and veterinarians in high-volume spay/neuter protocols and techniques, so that these services can be offered in other communities throughout the United States.
Dr. Brown spaying a street dog in Loreto, Mexico
Dr. Brown is a life-long resident of Atlantic County. She graduated from Richard Stockton College of New Jersey in 1998, and Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicinein 2003. She lives in Cologne with her husband, Deniz, their two daughters, and a cat named Snickers.
Many people are surprised to learn that nationwide more than 3 million cats and dogs are euthanized in shelters every year. You might think that these are animals born in the streets or there is something "wrong" with them. But often they are the offspring of cherished family pets, even purebreds. Maybe someone's dog or cat got out just that one time or maybe the litter was intentional, but efforts to find enough good homes failed.
Still the result is homeless animals that have to be euthanized because there are more dogs and cats entering shelters than there are people willing to provide them with loving care. Even if you do find homes for your pet's puppies or kittens, that means there are fewer homes available to take in other pets from shelters. Spay/neuter is the only permanent, 100-percent effective method of birth control for dogs and cats.
Millions of pet deaths each year are a tragedy—but it can be solved. By spaying and neutering your pet, you can be an important part of the solution. Contact Animal Birth Control of South Jersey or your closest spay/neuter clinic today and be sure to let your family and friends know that they should do the same.
Best Friends Veterinary Hospital in Mays Landing is Dr. Brown's full-service hospital. Best Friends Vet has been providing a full range of veterinary medical, dental, and surgical services since 2007.