PAL: Prevent Another Litter

Room: St Laurent 6

Tracy Marcotullio, Manager, Oromocto and Area SPCA

How to help overcome the pet overpopulation by willingly taking in owner surrendered litters of kittens and puppies, and spaying the mom at no cost. Intake of more litters leads to less births over time. In conjunction with a low cost spay/neuter program, this special new program is a new way to reach more people and create a better relationship between the public and the shelter.


  1. How to set up a PAL Program.
  2. Why PAL helps decrease pet overpopulation.
  3. Mutual benefits for the community and the shelter.

Tracy Marcotullio has been with the Oromocto and Area SPCA for more than 20 years as the manager and animal behaviour counselor. Over the last 20 years, she has seen many changes in sheltering and has been part of a team that has implemented programs such as fostering, low-cost spay/neuter, Kibble Food Bank, PAL, rabies clinics, Yelp for Help, humane education initiatives and Capacity for Care.