About Us

Our Mission

By providing affordable spay and neuter surgeries and wellness services, the Animal Birth Control Clinic promotes responsible, lifetime pet ownership and saves lives.


Our History

The Animal Birth Control Clinic is a product of the original organization, the Animal Aid Humane Society which was formed in 1971. The organization began to focus on many areas of animal welfare. The group worked with the Waco Humane Society Animal Shelter, helping with medical bills and spays and neuters. At one time, we employed an investigator for cruelty complaints in Waco and McLennan County. In 1983, the organization began working with local veterinarians to provide spay/neuter services to pets owned by low-income individuals.

In 1988, the Animal Birth Control clinic was opened to offer a low-cost alternative for the entire community to achieve a reduction in the numbers of unwanted and euthanized animals. Generally, our services are used by Waco and McLennan County residents, but we have many clients from surrounding counties also. Reduced cost vaccination clinics are provided monthly as a community service. These clinics require the assistance of approximately 20 volunteers. We are currently performing about 265 surgeries per week.

 

Board of Directors

Stacie Layne Virden, OD

Ellen Derrick

Kit Jones Myers

Allison Ditto

Jan Hicks

Viki Linthicum

John Maupin

Kirk Baird

Rudy Herzog

Thank you to this special group for volunteering their time, wisdom, and skills to improve the effectiveness of the spay/neuter and preventive care work Animal Birth Control Clinic performs for the animals in Central Texas. If you have any questions about donating or our activities, please feel free to contact us.


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Testimonials

When things are perfect, there is no room for suggestions on things you could do or do better. I was so impressed with your staff, your facilities, and the organization. I loved how the medicine was pre-measured and attached for us, and the paperwork we were given, along with the verbal instructions. Not to mention a 24 hour emergency contact number - WOW! ' I had fretted over not taking mommy kitty to my regular vet, but I could not be more pleased with everything. Kudos to Ms. Kuehl for running a state of the art facility and a big thank you to Dr. Gibson for a great job.

Ceji Wesolick and Mommy Kitty