For interested Councils

Many Councils are now recognising the benefits of NDN Cooperative Desexing Programs to prevent unwanted cats and dogs

Benefits include:

  • reduced Council costs – it is cheaper to provide desexing subsidies than to collect, hold and euthanize or rehome unwanted cats and dogs
  • reduced euthanasia rates
  • greater compliance with laws requiring desexing e.g. City of Gold Coast has been participating in the NDN Cooperative Desexing Program since 2010 to support a requirement in their local laws for all kittens to be desexed prior to sale or transfer
  • community support for a positive proactive approach to animal management
  • easy implementation – NDN organises and runs the program for Councils

Councils offering NDN Cooperative Desexing Programs include:

  • Brisbane City Council
  • City of Gold Coast Council
  • Ipswich City Council
  • Central Highlands Regional Council
  • Banana Shire Council
  • Lockyer Valley Regional Council
  • Fraser Coast Regional Council
  • Scenic Rim Council
  • Camden Council
  • Campbelltown Council
  • Whyalla Council

These Councils budget a set amount each year to NDN to provide ongoing desexing subsidies for residents in need.

If your Council is interested in finding out more about this program or currently offer desexing subsidies, the National Desexing Network (NDN) is here to help. Please complete the form below. You can also help spread the word for National Desexing Month by promoting it on social media using our promotional graphics here. If you would like to promote your program through the local papers, a media release is available which you can personalise with your clinic information here.