Research



We're doing a lot of research on the effectiveness of spay/neuter programs and ways to measure it.  Although the reports below are only preliminary, we'd like to share them.

The use of Craigslist online community to measure an area’s pet overpopulation problem and evaluate the effectiveness of spay/neuter programs
by Lisa Wahl and Bob Olsen (2009)

The effect of a High-Volume Spay/Neuter Clinic on shelter intake and euthanasia in Crook County, Oregon
by Lisa Wahl and Bob Olsen (2009)

The effect of High-Volume Spay/Neuter Clinics on shelter intake and euthanasia in Deschutes County, Oregon
by Lisa Wahl and Bob Olsen (2009)

Pet Sterilization in Eugene/Springfield: A Survey and Analysis
by Bob Olsen (2009)

The Effect of Spay /Neuter on Animal Intake And Killing (Euthanasia) in Oregon
by Bob Olsen and Lisa Wahl (2009)

Other Research

Humane Spot - excellent database of animal-related research