why spay and neuter?
Positive change since 1998
The Kentucky Spay-Neuter fund receives $10 for each initial license plate sold and $5 for every renewal. One hundred per cent of the fund is awarded annually as grants to Kentucky animal shelters and humane non-profit groups for spay-neuter programs.
Number of pets spayed or neutered
Number of pets spayed or neutered, fiscal years 2010-2014 – 8,734 cats and 8,421 dogs for a total of 17,155 companion animals spayed or neutered.
Spay neuter grants awarded
Spay/neuter grant funds spent, fiscal years 2010-2014 – $609,505.23
Success of Kentucky's projects 2015
$2,956.066.66 paid out for completed projects, $43,933.30 pending for projects in progress.
Construction and improvement grants
Animal shelter construction and improvement grants awarded, fiscal years 2010-2015 – nearly $3 million awarded for projects in 45 counties.