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Our Mission Statement

Our mission is to make spay & neuter services for cats & dogs accessible and affordable to the underserved community.

Board of Directors

Katie Franks | Katie Swanson |  Kevin Williamson  |  Jane Talbot  |  Maggie Lawlor  


  • WeSNiP Incorporated and achieved non-profit501(C)3 status in 2008
  • WeSNiP began high-quality, high-volume spay/neuter service in August, 2008 through partnering with Pasadoʼs Safe Haven (Monroe, Washington) and operating their mobile surgical vehicle from August 2008 through August 2011
  • From August, 2011 through December 2012 WeSNiP operated spay-neuter clinic in Bellingham, WA
  • February 2013 WeSNiP ceased operation of it’s clinic and began focusing on surgery transport and Trap-Neuter-Return support for feral cats
  • WeSNiP performed its 10,000th surgery on June 7th, 2012, and as of August, 2021, facilitated more than 24,000 surgeries

WeSNiP Tax ID #:  26-3529730


  • Paige Schmelzer,  Executive Director   |  Paige’s WeSNiP Story
  • Jennifer Branch,  Appointment Coordinator
  • Katrina Wedin, Transport Coordinator

To contact the Board, please write c/o:

Board of Directors
PO Box 28928
Bellingham WA 98228

For additional information please contact us!