Why Spay or Neuter?
The decision to spay or neuter your pet can be the single best decision you make for their long-term welfare.
Your pet will live a longer, healthier and happier life.
Spaying and neutering reduces or eliminates:
- Frustration in resisting the natural urge to mate. Your companion will be less distracted, more easily trained, and a more contented member of your family.
- The animal’s need to roam in search of a mate, decreasing the chances that your pet will become lost, get into fights with other animals or be hit by a car.
- Messy heat cycles in females and attracting unwanted males.
- The tendency to bite. However, your pet will still be protective of his home and family even after being altered. Aggression is different from protectiveness.
- Spraying, wailing, marking territory, or making inappropriate sexual approaches toward people or objects.
- The extra expense for food or veterinary care in the event of an unexpected litter.
Spaying and neutering is the only solution to shelter overpopulation.
- Euthanasia is the leading cause of death for healthy and treatable cats and dogs.
- Communities spend millions of tax dollars every year to care for unwanted, abandoned and neglected animals.
- Stray animals cause vehicle accidents, and damage property.