Edmonson Voice Report:
Edmonson County and City of Brownsville have joined forces with Thomas & England Veterinary Services in Smiths Grove to offer Spay/Neuter vouchers for residents of Edmonson County, according to an announcement from the Judge Executive's Office. Edmonson County residents can pick up vouchers from the Judge Executive’s Office Monday thru Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Cat spay/neuter vouchers will be in the amount of $40, with pet owner paying $5 - $10 based on sex of cat. If cat has not had rabies vaccine, there will be an additional $10 charge for that, you will need to show proof of rabies vaccination if you have it.
Dog spay/neuter vouchers will be in the amount of $50, with pet owner paying $20-$30-depending on weight of dog. If dog has not had rabies vaccine, there will be an additional $10 charge for that, you will need to show proof of rabies vaccination if you have it.
The JE's office said that Thomas & England is currently scheduling the spay/neuter appointments, where they are currently about two weeks out. Making appointments as soon as possible is recommended by calling 270-563-0011.
The price range is below for the spay/neuter program:
Cat Spay (female) $50 - $ 40 voucher = $10 pet owner responsibility
Cat Neuter (male) $45 - $ 40 voucher = $5 pet owner responsibility
60 pounds or less $70 - $50 voucher = $20 pet owner responsibility
60-90 pounds $75 - $ 50 voucher = $ 25 pet owner responsibility
90 pounds or more $80 - $ 50 voucher = $30 pet owner responsibility
THESE PRICES DO NOT INCLUDE THE REQUIRED $ 10 RABIES VACCINATION, THAT WILL NEED TO BE PAID BY THE PET OWNER AS WELL, UNLESS YOU HAVE PROOF OF RABIES VACCINATION.
Those interested by call the Judge Executive’s Office at either of these numbers with questions or to be added to the voucher list for pickup: 270-597-2819 or 270-597-1079. Vouchers have a 60 day expiration date, and if the voucher is not used within 60 days, it will be voided and unable to redeem at Thomas & England.
Individuals that pick up vouchers will be required to show proof of residency in Edmonson County, the Judge's office said.