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            G.O.F.A.R.

           Greater Oneonta Fund for                          Animal Responsibility

G.O.F.A.R is a not-for-profit organization

dedicated to reducing the number of

homeless, unwanted and euthanized

animals in the greater Oneonta area

through education, raising funds to help

finance the costs of spaying and neutering, helping strays (trap, neuter, release) and by helping local shelters.

                 DONATIONS:

Your Tax-deductible donation will help us

provide supplies, including medications & 

vaccines for our feline spay/neuter clinics, and to provide vouchers for dogs and cats to have these procedures done at area veterinary practices. 

If you are unable to use our online donation, please mail your check or money order to:   G.O.F.A.R. P.O. Box 755, Oneonta, NY 13820  

or call 607-441-0670 for more information.

OUR

SERVICES

SPAY/NEUTER CLINICS FOR CATS
(Clinics are for cats only)

Clinics are held once monthly, on Sunday.

Please call our message line and leave your information to be

added to the next available clinic.  Please note this could be

several months out.  607-441-0670.

This is a message line - you need call only once.

The availability of services is based on a waiting list. Using the telephone

message system, your placement on our waiting list is dependent on

the order in which your call was received.  You will receive a call

back letting you know when our next available clinic is.  

There is a $40 fee per cat, payable in cash only. 

This fee covers the spay or neuter procedure, vaccinations, deworming,

ear cleaning and nail trimming.

VOUCHER PROGRAM FOR CATS AND DOGS
G.O.F.A.R. also subsidizes a dog and cat spay and neuter voucher
program.  The voucher program is meant to offset the cost of
spaying and neutering your dog or cat, in the event you are not
eligible for services at our monthly clinic.
The voucher program offers $25 off a male neuter and $40 off a
female spay.
Vouchers may only be obtained and used at participating
veterinarians. Contact your Vet to inquire if they participate in our
program.
 

G.O.F.A.R.

Believes...

Every puppy and kitten, cat and dog, deserves to have a good home...

Bella (L) adopted from Dr. Purtiz (Oneonta Vet Hospital), Abby (R) adopted from  Central NY Collie Rescue, Sherburne NY

DO I QUALIFY??

To qualify for our clinics and vouchers, you must live within a 40 mile radius of Oneonta, NY   AND Meet the following HEAP Income Guidelines:

Family Size     Maximum Monthly Income

1                                            $2,300    ($27,600 Annually)

2                                            $3,007    ($36,084 Annual)

3                                            $3,715    ($44,580) 

4                                            $4,423    ($53,076)

5                                            $5,130    ($61,560)

6                                            $5,838    ($70,056)

7                                            $5,971    ($71,652)

8                                            $6,103    ($73,236)

9                                            $6,236    ($74,832)

10                                          $6,369    ($76,428)

VOUCHER PROGRAM PARTICIPATING VETS

Community Veterinary Center - 432-0050

4109 Cty Hwy 7  Oneonta, NY  13820

 

Oneonta Veterinary Hospital -  432-8570

525 Main St, Oneonta, NY 13820

Heritage Veterinary Hospital -- 547-8488

4 Heritage Dr.   Cooperstown, NY  13326

Delhi Animal Hospital - 746-2230

15891 State Hwy 28  Delhi,  NY  13753

Grand Gorge Veterinary Hospital--588-7011

Stamford Road   Grand Gorge, NY 12434

Valley Veterinary Associates -- 563-1345

PO Box 836   Sidney,  NY  13838

Westbrook Veterinary Clinic - 865-8690

1 Howell St.   Walton, NY 13856

Compassionate Care -- 334-4545

198 Grandview Lane   Norwich, NY  13815

New Berlin Veterinary Hospital   847-6118

5094 St Hwy 8   New Berlin,  N Y  13411

 

Founded in 1989, the Greater Oneonta Fund for Animal Responsibility is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to reducing the number of homeless, unwanted and euthanized animals in the greater Oneonta area.  Our goal is to educate all pet owners about the benefits of spaying and neutering, raise money to help finance the costs of spay and neutering, help strays (trap, neuter, release), working with local shelters/sister organizations and encouraging responsible pet ownership.

2019 CLINIC DATES*

*Clinics are for cats only*

April 7

May 5

June 9

July 14

August 11

September 15

October 13

November 10

December 8

TO REGISTER, CALL 607.441.0670 AND LEAVE A MESSAGE TO REGISTER FOR THE NEXT AVAILABLE CLINIC, 3 to 4 MONTHS OUT.  YOU WILL RECEIVE A CONFIRMATION CALL LETTING YOU KNOW THE NEXT AVAILABLE DATE.

 

FEE IS $40 PER CAT PAYABLE IN CASH ONLY AT CHECK-IN ON CLINIC DAY

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*Clinics are held once monthly, on Sunday.  DATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE*

**If you are scheduled for a clinic and cannot make it, you are required to call GOFAR ASAP.  We have a large waiting list and need to be sure our clinics are full.  If you are scheduled and do not show, without calling to cancel, you will NOT be scheduled for future clinics.**

Important information

  • You will receive a confirmation call about a week prior to the clinic

  • Any cat attending the clinic should have no food or water after midnight, the day before the clinic. Each cat should be secured in their own carrier or humane trap.

  • Feral cats must be in a trap for the safety of our clinic staff

  • Drop off time is 8:45 AM - Do not arrive earlier, it does not put your cat "first"

  • A fee of $40.00 is due at the time of registration. This fee covers the spay or neuter procedure, vaccinations, deworming, ear cleaning and nail trimming. Your payment needs to be made in cash. No checks or credit cards will be accepted.

  • Please pick up your cat at the end of the clinic day as specified at registration.

VOLUNTEER INFORMATION
Want to help out?  We have many volunteer opportunities:
  • Monthly clinics held on Sundays in Oneonta:                                                               Tasks include setup, registration, surgery prep, monitor animals in recovery, cleanup and releasing cats to their owners in the afternoon.

  • Join the Board of Directors

  • Fundraising

  • Data entry

  • Public relations

  • Website/social media

  • Monitoring the GOFAR "hotline" and email messages

 

Email or call us for more information!!

Needed Supplies:

  • Hydrogen peroxide

  • Alcohol 70% alcohol-not any higher percentage

  • 4 x 4 gauze-doesn't have to be sterile-we use

  • 2 x 2 gauze-doesn't have to be sterile

  • Paper towels-we use a lot of them each clinic to wipe tables and cat carriers out

  • Newspaper-black and white only-NO shiny as they don't absorb urine

  • Q-tips-to clean mites out of the cats ears

  • Tooth picks-they are used to apply the green tattoo ink to females to indicate that they have been spayed should someone find a female cat. That way the Vet knows the cat has been spayed and doesn't perform surgery again unnecessarily.

ABOUT

OUR CLINIC

KEEP

IN TOUCH

Telephone:

607.441.0670

*This is a message only line, please be sure to leave your name and number!*

Mailing Address:

P.O Box 755

Oneonta, NY 13820

Clinic Address:

Oneonta Veterinary Hospital

525 Main St.

Oneonta, NY 13820

*Please DO NOT contact OVH regarding ANY matters related to GOFAR.  The veterinary practice is completely seperate from the GOFAR clinic*

OUR CONTACT INFORMATION
CONTACT US
*Please note, we do not make clinic appointments by e mail, you MUST call the above telephone number and leave a message.*