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.