|We Can Fix Pet the Pet Over-Population Problem
There are so many reasons to spay or neuter your dog or cat.
Over 8,000 of them in Clay County, Florida, alone.
That's how many unwanted "surplus" dogs and cats were killed in the county's
shelter last year.
3-4 million pets are killed annually in shelters across the country.
They didn't do anything wrong. They weren't unlovable or bad; they were just
Only one dog or cat in ten finds that special someone who will love and care
for him the rest of his life.
The rest don't.
They're homeless and often hungry.
No longer the cute little bundle of fur that was the latest fad breed, or lesson
to the children about the miracle of life.
Every puppy or kitten purposely bred takes away a potential home from a pet
already in need.
Spaying or neutering your pet can save 1000's of lives.
A breeding pair of dogs can potentially result in over 67,000 dogs, a pair of cat
over 420,000 !.
Homeless unwanted animals is a terrible problem around the country and here
in Clay County, but its a solvable problem.
SPAY AND NEUTER.
Spaying or neutering is also good for your own pet. Health wise, a spayed
female is very less likely to develop mammary or uterine cancer. An neutered
male has less prostrate cancer also. They won't roam or fight as much, and
dominance and aggression are tempered.
The surgery is done on an out patient basis, they come in in the morning , and
go home in the afternoon. There are VERY rarely any complications. They are
well monitored before, during and after the procedure to ensure their
There really is no GOOD reason not to spay or neuter. GIVE THEM ALL A
CHANCE TO BE SPECIAL_ SPAY OR NEUTER ALL PETS.