Reasons to Spay/Neuter
Spaying and Neutering your pet is good for you!
- Makes pets more affectionate companions.
- Pets will be less likely to spray & mark territory & roam the neighborhood.
Spaying and Neutering your pet is good for your pet!
- Pets live longer, healthier lives.
- Reduces risk of some health problems, including cancers (ovarian, breast & testicular)
Spaying and Neutering your pet is good for the community!
- Saves communities money- millions of taxpayer money spent on the
consequences of surplus animals [such as investigating animal cruelty,
humanely picking up stray animals($1 spent on s/n can reduce animal
control costs by $3).
- Reduces numbers of animals in shelters.
- Reduces stray problem in communities (strays get into trash, defecate on
lawns, scare birds and wildlife), dog bites and attacks ]
The most effective way to reduce pet overpopulation is through
aggressive spay/neuter programs.
Everyone must be part of the solution – have your pet spayed or neutered
or sponsor a spay or neuter for someone who can't afford it. There are not
enough homes or shelters for all the homeless animals!