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Last Updated:
10/25/2020 3:50 PM
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WHY SPAY or NEUTER?
Chuckie In the Tub


REDUCE PET OVERPOPULATION
 Paw Light Spaying or neutering your pet helps to reduce the pet overpopulation problem. It is important to prevent your pet from reproducing as there are not enough good homes for all the pets that are born.
eru's moon shadow shows why it's important to spay/neuter
ERU's own Moon Shadow was featured in a news story on WMOR-TV to help spread the word on the benefits of spay/neuter. Watch the video here.
 A HEALTHIER PET
 Paw Light Spaying or neutering your pet can help it live a longer and healthier life -- they will be less likely to develop painful reproductive-related health issues that are also expensive to treat
 Paw Light Spaying eliminates the possibility of uterine or ovarian cancer
 Paw Light Spaying reduces incidence of breast cancer, especially if your pet is spayed before her first heat
 Paw Light Neutering eliminates testicular cancer
 Paw Light Neutering decreases the incidence of prostate disease
A BETTER COMPANION
 Paw Light Altered pets often have less temperament and behavioral problems than pets who have not been spayed or neutered
 Paw Light An altered pet is less likely to mark territory
 Paw Light An altered pet is less likely to be a door dasher or escape artist and end up as a stray or hit by a car
 Paw Light An altered pet is less likely to bite or develop aggressive behaviors with other pets or their human companions
Q & A
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A more in-depth “Question & Answer” information sheet can be downloaded here. This is courtesy of the Dumb Friends League:
Breeding Your Pet? Don't Want to Have Your Pet Spayed or Neutered?

MORE INFORMATION
 Paw Light For more information on why you should Spay or Neuter your pet:

Humane Society of the United States (HSUS)
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA)
LOCATING LOW-COST SPAY/NEUTER PROGRAMS
 Paw Light For more information on Spay/Neuter and advice on how to find a low-cost Spay/Neuter in or near your community:
SpayUSA
 Paw Light On the “Friends of Animals” web site, you can search your community (by entering your zip code) for participating veterinarians and purchase low-cost spay/neuter certificates. This search feature is located on the right side menu of their home page:

Friends of Animals