The City of Amarillo, as well as numerous animal welfare organizations, and businesses, are seeing an increase in animal surrenders.

Some of the reasons for animal overpopulation are lack of spaying and neutering and the dumping of unwanted pets.

Every month the city of Amarillo is seeing 500 to a thousand animals coming to the shelter.

One animal welfare organization says it’s seeing a large number of animals that was given as pets for Christmas.

The Amarillo S.P.C.A is giving out 40-dollar vouchers god for spaying and neutering procedures

At P.E.T.S. of Amarillo.

For, more information and to set up an appointment go online at petsclinic. org