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Veterinary Division

Animal Welfare Section

Spay Neuter Program

dogs and cat

From its inception in 2001 until Sept 30, 2010 the Spay Neuter Program resided in the Department of Health and Human Services. The Spay Neuter Program now resides in NCDA&CS. Senate Bill 897 transferred the administration of the voluntary Spay/Neuter program from the Department of Health and Human Services to Animal Welfare Section on Oct. 1, 2010.



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Spay/Neuter Fund Reimbursements


Animal Shelter Reports


*updated 5/24/17



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Veterinary Division Animal Welfare Section, R. Douglas Meckes, DVM, State Veterinarian
Mailing Address:1030 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-1030
Physical Address: 2 W. Edenton Street, Raleigh, NC 27601
Phone: (919) 707-3280; FAX: (919) 733-6431

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