The Humane Society of Perry has been awarded a $3,500 grant from the Miccio Foundation, a society spokesperson announced Wednesday.
The money will cover the cost of spay and neuter services for dogs and cats owned by low-income families in the Perry area. The services will begin Aug. 1.
To qualify for the low-income service, pet owners must already be receiving some form of assistance.
The Humane Society of Perry spokesperson said the society is grateful to the Miccio Foundation, a not-for-profit corporation created for benevolent and educational purposes.
The Miccio Foundation supports projects that address the well being of animals in the Iowa. The foundation was named for Dr. Ursula Delworth’s first cat, Miccio (pronounced mee chee o). Delworth was a longtime animal activist in Iowa.
For further information on the Humane Society of Perry project, call 515-240-7581.
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