Why Spay and Neuter

Facts About Neutering Cats and Dogs

 


>>Dogs are 15 times more prolific and cats are 45 times more prolific than humans.

>> Neutered dogs live 1 to 3 years longer on average and cats live 3 to 5 years longer.

>> 80% of all fights and animals hit by cars involve intact male dogs.

>> Spayed females do not have heat cycles, therefore males will not be attracted. 

>> The ideal age for spaying and neutering is 3 to 5 months.

>> The #1 cause of death among companion animals is euthanasia.

>> Intact female dogs over 6 years of age have a 66% chance of developing pyometra (infected uterus).

>> Intact male dogs over 6 years of age have a 60% chance of developing prostititis.

>> Risk of mammary gland tumors, ovarian and/or uterine cancer is reduced or eliminated with spaying, especially if done before the first heat cycle.

Spaying/Neutering also reduces the chance of:

>> Vaginal Prolapse

>> Venereal Tumors

>> Perineal Hernias

Spaying/Neutering also decreases:

>> Roaming by 90%

>> Aggression by 60% in dogs

>> Dog urine marking 50%

>> Cat urine marking 90%

Fixed animals make better companions for people.

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