Vouchers for up to $100 off spay/neuter services are being provided to parish residents to help reduce the pet population

OPELOUSAS, La.— To make a difference in the lives of St. Landry Parish pets, BISSELL Pet Foundation is partnering with St. Landry Parish Government to subsidize the cost of sterilization procedures for community pets through the end of June. The foundation and the parish are each providing vouchers for $50 off the cost of a spay/neuter procedure per cat or dog at participating veterinary clinics in Opelousas and Lafayette. These vouchers can be combined for up to $100 off each procedure.

With kitten and puppy season just around the corner, an exponential increase in pet population is predicted within the community. Proactive spay and neuter procedures address the root cause of animal overpopulation by preventing unwanted births, reducing the stray pet population, freeing up shelter space for pets in need, and saving pets from potential abandonment or euthanasia. Subsidizing spay/neuter costs for pet owners is a part of the continued collaboration between BISSELL Pet Foundation and St. Landry Parish Animal Control.

“Spaying and neutering your pets is the most critical way for us to come together as a community to address the pet overpopulation problem we are facing,” said Jessie Bellard, President of St. Landry Parish. “The parish is proud to partner with BISSELL Pet Foundation to make spaying or neutering your pet more accessible.”

Spay/Neuter Voucher Information:

·       Each voucher is valid for $50 off the cost of a spay/neuter of one cat or dog.

·       Vouchers can be picked up at:

o   St. Landry Parish Animal Control
255 Hangar Rd, Opelousas, LA 70570
(337) 948-6184

o   St. Landry Parish Government

118 S Court St #133, Opelousas, LA 70570
(337) 948-3688

·       Vouchers can be redeemed at the following veterinary clinics:

o   Bellevue Animal Clinic

o   Copper Crown Vet Clinic

o   Fontenot Veterinary Clinic

o   SpayNation for Dogs & Cats

·       All appointments must be completed by June 30, 2023. Spots will go quickly, so vouchers should be redeemed as soon as possible.

·       All information vouchers must be completed per pet.

“We are excited be able to provide further support for the pets and people of St. Landry Parish through our joint spay/neuter voucher program,” said Cathy Bissell, Founder of BISSELL Pet Foundation. “One cat can have more than 100 kittens in her lifetime, while a single dog can have up to 70 puppies throughout her life. The solution to getting strays off the streets is to spay and neuter your pets. We hope you will take advantage of this wonderful opportunity to get the strays in St. Landry Parish under control.”

BISSELL Pet Foundation is committed to aiding animal welfare organizations during times of crisis and disaster. This hands-on approach creates the best possible outcomes for homeless pets and those caring for them. To follow BISSELL Pet Foundation’s work at St. Landry Animal Control or make a lifesaving donation, please visit


About BISSELL Pet Foundation:

BISSELL Pet Foundation is a charitable 501©(3) nonprofit organization with a mission to help reduce the number of animals in shelters through pet adoption, spay/neuter programs, microchipping, and crisis and disaster response. Founded in 2011 by Cathy Bissell, BPF is an extension of her long-standing love for animals and commitment to their welfare. BPF has since partnered with more than 5,700 shelters and rescues across the U.S. and Canada to help pets find loving homes. The foundation is supported by generous donors and BISSELL Inc. where every purchase saves pets. To learn more or make a lifesaving donation, visit

Media Contact:

Brittany Schlacter | BISSELL Pet Foundation | Marketing & PR Specialist | | 616.600.9470

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