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Neuter/Spay - it's the only way.

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Why Spay or Neuter? (article from the ASPCA website - requires Adobe Acrobat Reader)

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Friends of Animals Spay and Neuter Certificate Program (at the FOA website)

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Purina Spaying & Neutering FAQ

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Why You Should Spay or Neuter Your Pet (Humane Society)

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Myths and Facts About Spaying and Neutering (Humane Society)

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Where to Have Your Pet Spayed or Neutered (Humane Society)


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Did You Know?

  1. Every day 70,000 puppies and kittens are born in this country while only 10,000 people are born.

  2. It's simple math - there just arenít enough homes for all of these animals.

  3. Every year 10-12 million animals are euthanized in shelters for lack of available homes.

  4. On average, 64% of all animals taken into shelters nationwide have to be euthanized for this reason.

  5. At least 50% of the overpopulation problem is non-neutered males. Females canít do it alone.

  6. Purebreds account for 30% of all the animals in shelters. "Papers" donít mean an animal should be bred.

  7. For every home you find for an animal that you have bred, a home is lost for a shelter animal.

  8. Breeding to "see the miracle of birth" demands that you also "see the tragic results". Visit a shelter.

  9. Animal overpopulation has reached a crisis point in this country.

  10. You personally can make a difference by spaying or neutering your pet. It is the single most important thing you can do to prevent animal cruelty!

from the PetRescue.com website
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