Spay It Forward’s volunteer Board of Directors was invited to serve because of their dedication to animal welfare and willingness to use their talents and resources to benefit animals in need.

Connie Bauman brings to our Board , her experience in working, volunteering with and fundraising for persons with developmental challenges. She has love and compassion for all animals and has a house full of four-legged friends, one of whom is a certified therapy dog. Connie looks forward to using her time and energy to help create a community where there are no homeless dogs or cats. She believes that through education, prevention and adoption ,our community can work toward that goal.

Dr. John Bingham is a partner veterinarian at South Ridge Veterinary Hospital in Kannapolis, NC. He has been in practice for 27 years and is actively involved with local boards for the Emergency Clinic and Cabarrus Veterinary Association. His compassion and expertise have long-served animals in need.

Ann Cannon, founder and administrator of Spay It Forward, has loved animals her entire life. She volunteered as a foster mom and active Board Member of a local rescue group for 9 years until she founded Spay It Forward in 2014. Having fostered almost 100 dogs and presently with a fur family consisting two rescue cats and 6 rescue dogs, Ann is passionate about the mission of Spay It Forward.

Sonya Eury grew up playing with goats and chickens on her grandparents’ farm. She developed a love for all animals at a young age, which remains to this day. Sonya and her husband, Todd, share their home with a houseful of rescues: four cats and two dogs and have multiple honeybee colonies they manage. Sonya operates June Dog Designs- Engraving & Gifts, as well as June Bug Bees, named after her beloved rescued foxhound. She believes in the mission of Spay It Forward to help fund spaying and neuter of pets and through educating the public about spaying and neutering, the births of unwanted kittens and puppies can be prevented.

Bill Kreitzer is co-founder and president of Kreitzer’s Critter Corral Puppy Rescue. His organization only receives puppies under the age of 12 weeks, their nursing moms, as well as pregnant dogs. The rescue specializes in bottle-feeding orphan puppies. Rescuing more than 100 dogs and puppies per year, Kreitzer and his supporters appreciate the necessity for Spay It Forward.

Jacqueline Tucker is a busy career woman as buyer at the home office of Shoe Show. She volunteers for many local community service and animal rescue organizations. Residents at her home include rescue dogs, cats, sheep, squirrels and a rabbit. For more than 24 years, Tucker has enjoyed being a wildlife rehabilitator. Tucker is excited about the difference Spay It Forward will make in pet overpopulation in our community.

Apply For Assistance

Financial assistance from Spay It Forward is limited to the cost of spay and neuter of pets of low or fixed income households who can demonstrate need based upon income and household stats.

Financial assistance is also available for persons managing (feeding) feral cat colonies. Households determined eligible do not receive a check–all payments for spay and neuter services are made directly to the veterinarian clinic, which is selected by Spay It Forward.