Each day 10,000 humans are born in the U.S. and each day 70,000 puppies and kittens are born. As long as these birth rates continue 4 to 6 million animals will be euthanized annually because there are no homes for them.
AnesthesiaThe solution is easy: Spay and neuter your pet! In addition to saving lives, spaying and neutering can also drastically improve your pet's health and life expectancy. The idea that pets become fat or lazy when they are spayed or neutered is a myth. Sterilized pets lead healthier, longer lives. Spaying a female eliminates the possibility of uterine and ovarian cancer and greatly reduces the risk of breast cancer. Neutering a male reduces the risk of prostate disease and testicular cancer. Neutering also makes your pet more affectionate and less likely to roam, get in fights, or become lost.