Spay/neuter reduces breeding-related health risks such as reproductive cancer. It can add years to your pet’s life, meaning lots of extra toy tossing, treat sharing, and couch cuddling in your future.
Spay/neuter ends females’ heat cycles (no more unwanted male suitors). It reduces roaming and pets’ chances of being hit by cars. Neutering resolves most territorial urine marking issues and means no more humping everything in sight.
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They reproduce quickly and often end up in shelters. Spay/neuter prevents euthanasia and improves their health and behavior, too.
Even if you think you have good homes lined up for your pet’s puppies or kittens, they may still end up at a shelter competing for adoption with other homeless animals. And since most people don’t acquire pets through shelters or rescues, only about half of shelter animals in the U.S. find a family.
The rest are euthanized — 2.7 million healthy and treatable cats and dogs per year.
Your pet can be spayed or neutered at 2 months and 2 pounds.
Your pet should be able to walk out of the vet’s office.
Spay/neuter your pet and help us spread the word. Join us on World Spay Day and throughout the year at worldspayday.org.