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ONLY YOU CAN END THE TRAGEDY
OF PET OVERPOPULATION.
DON’T BREED OR BUY WHILE
HOMELESS PETS DIE.
PLEASE SPAY OR NEUTER YOUR PET!
Click here for information on spay/neuter resources.
Did you know that 35% of pet owners still choose not to spay or neuter their pets?
- 1 in 20 of the 163 million pet dogs and cats in the United States end up in a shelter each year.
- About 8 million strays or unwanted pets are taken in by shelters each year; 3.7 are euthanized while only 3 to 4 million are adopted!
- Communities spend millions of dollars to control and eliminate unwanted animals.
- Irresponsible breeding contributes to the problem of dog bites and attacks.
- Animal shelters are overburdened with surplus animals.
- Are you guilty? For dogs, click here! For cats, click here!
What can you do to stop the suffering?
Spay or neuter your pet!
Click here to find lower cost spay/neuter resources.
- In addition to saving lives, spayed and neutered dogs and cats live longer, healthier lives.
- Spaying female dogs and cats eliminates the possibility of uterine or ovarian cancer and greatly reduces the incidence of breast cancer.
- Neutering a male reduces the risk of both prostate enlargement and prostate cancer.
- Neutering also will make your pet more affectionate and less likely to roam, get in fights, or become lost.
- Spayed and neutered pets are better, more affectionate, companions.
To help combat pet overpopulation, it is important to spay or neuter pets, choose adoption instead of purchasing a new animal, and to help educate others about pet overpopulation. It is also important to remember that pets are a long-term commitment, so pet owners should be sure they are ready for the responsibility before adopting.