Petco Foundation recently awarded a $10,000 grant to Foothills Humane Society (FHS) to support the organization’s spay-neuter programs.  

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Foothills Humane Society receives Petco Foundation grant

Published 4:18pm Wednesday, January 23, 2013

This generous funding will sponsor at least 232 spay-neuter surgeries in the coming year.  FHS estimates its average cost of spay-neutering at $43 per animal. FHS will perform monthly audits to monitor its performance using these grant funds. These audits will follow the prescribed grant guidelines. The measured outcomes will be reported to the FHS Board of Directors and the Petco Foundation.

Foothills Humane Society spay-neuter programs are available for all residents of our service area that need financial assistance for this purpose.

For more information, call the shelter at 828-863-4444 and ask about FHS’ Spay Neuter Assistance Programs or go to

– article submitted by Joyce L. Cox

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