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!