Roanoke Mountain View Humane transitioning to mobile clinic

The SPCA will now operate a mobile spay and neuter clinic.

ROANOKE, Va. – The Mountain View Humane Roanoke Clinic is hitting the road with the help of the Roanoke Valley SPCA.

Mountain View Humane will be transitioning its spay and neuter services from a fixed location on Peters Creek Road to a mobile unit which will be operated by the SPCA. The transition will not affect Mountain View Humane's Christiansburg clinic.

Staff say the Roanoke Valley SPCA mobile unit will allow shelter workers to offer high-quality spay and neuter surgeries, vaccinations and other services to people who may not have the opportunity to travel back and forth from a clinic.

"Our mission is to create a community where there are no homeless cats or dogs. One of the primary ways you can do that is through spay and neuter. If we can't provide our services to people who need it the most, where they need it the most, then we're not being effective," said Sylvie Peterson, director of community engagement. 

The public will be able to begin scheduling appointments in September and surgeries should begin later that month.  

To learn more about the mobile clinic, you can contact Amanda Lindsey at (540) 339-9512 or mobileclinic@rvspca.org.