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Animal Rescue League of Berks County to Reopen TNR Clinic

by Animal Rescue League of Berks County

Animal Rescue League of Berks County to Reopen TNR Clinic

The clinic was temporarily closed last summer to prioritize the pets already at the shelter.

The Animal Rescue League of Berks County (ARL) announces the reopening of its Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR), operating at a limited capacity to ensure optimal care for every patient.

During this first phase, The ARL will host clinics once per month with 20 appointments available for each date. Appointments are now available for April 17, May 15, and June 19. There will be a limit of five appointments per person.

“TNR is the only proven method to decrease the number of cats humanely and dramatically over time,” said ARL’s CEO Ashley Mikulsky. “We are excited to resume our TNR clinic operations and continue targeting the community cat overpopulation in our county. After closing the clinic last summer to focus on the surgeries of the pets already at the shelter, resuming this service was our priority.”

The cost of TNR surgery at the ARL remains accessible at $50 for both male and female cats. For the safety and well-being of all cats, it is mandatory that they arrive in a trap. To facilitate this requirement, traps are available for rent through the ARL’s Adoptions Department.

Each cat undergoing TNR surgery at the ARL will receive comprehensive care without exceptions, including:

For more information or to schedule an appointment please contact the ARL Surgery Center at 610-373-8830 ext. 640 or by visiting

The Animal Rescue League of Berks County is a charitable 501c3 organization caring for nearly 5,000 animals each year to help them find second chances in a new home or to help reunite them with their grateful owners. For over 70 years, the organization has worked tirelessly to care for the sick, treat the injured, comfort the unwanted, and protect the abused. Whether helping people in need keep their pets through surrender prevention programs, offering low-cost spay/neuter clinics, and outreach and education events throughout the county, the ARL’s work goes far beyond the shelter’s walls.