Spay or Neuter
Why SPAY or NEUTER your Pet?Each day 10,000 humans are born in the U.S. -
SPAY OR NEUTER YOUR PET!
But besides doing something to curb pet overpopulation, having your dog or cat spayed offers several key health benefits for the animal. Spaying your female before her first estrous cycle, or "heat," greatly reduces her chances of developing breast cancer and eliminates the risk of uterine and ovarian cancers. Though many human males cringe at the mere mention of the word, neutering a male dog is the No. 1 thing people can do to increase a dog's longevity. Why? Un-
Neutering is a surgical procedure which prevents pets from reproducing. In females, the ovaries and uterus are removed. In males, the testicles are removed. In most cases, we recommend spaying or neutering your pet between the ages of 4 and 6 months -
Remember, dogs and cats have NO psychological sex drive. They wander, looking for the opposite sex, due to the effect of the hormones in their body. They do not feel any need to reproduce, and are happier when they are neutered.
But I just want to have ONE litter!
Many pet owners think that "just one litter" may sound like a good idea -