9th Ford Petersen Spay Day at Alicia Pet Care Center

March 02, 2023

Alicia Pet Care Center (APCC) in Mission Viejo, a full-service veterinary hospital, will be celebrating the 9th Ford Petersen Spay Day in honor of Ford Peterson, a long‐time employee, and friend. Alicia Pet Care Center will be immediately accepting requests from the community to be entered into a lottery system for a comprehensive spay or neuter service, for up to 50 dogs and cats, on Sunday, March 12th, 2023.

These services will be at no cost to those that are chosen. To add your name to the lottery (each dog or cat is a separate entry), please call 949-768-1313 before Saturday, March 4th at 7 p.m. Those that are selected will be notified by Wednesday, March 8th.

In order to be eligible to be put in the lottery for a free spay or neuter your pet must meet the below criteria:
"Owned" pets only, please.
No dog spays for "in‐heat" dogs. Last heat cycle should have ended at least 2 months prior to surgery.
No neuters for "cryptorchid" dogs or cats.

Call (949) 768‐1313 To Enter, we will need the following registration information:
Pet Owner's name, cell phone, and email address
Pet's name, age, sex, breed, approximate weight
Female dog over 7 months, last heat cycle ended when?
Male pet, are both testicles in the scrotum?

“On Feb 11th, 2013 the world lost an incredible human being, Ford Petersen. Ford was set to graduate from UC Davis and was following his dream of becoming a veterinarian. All of us at Alicia Pet Care Center were lucky to have spent 4 summers with Ford in our lives and he touched each and every one of us in his own unique way. Ford was a kind and gentle giant of a young man and was dedicated to making a difference in the lives of the animals that he worked with,” Dr. Matthew Wheaton said. “In an effort to allow Ford to make the lasting impact on pets in our community that he so desired, we are pleased to partner with The Ford Petersen Foundation to offer this valuable community service.”

"We hope to allow his life to permanently help animals that are truly in need by designating one day each year, The Ford Petersen Spay Day, as a day of giving back to our community."

**Optional ancillary services such as vaccinations, lab testing, and microchips will be offered at discounted rates.

25800 Jeronimo Road, Suite 100, in Mission Viejo.

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