Why Should You Spay Or Neuter Your Dog?
Spaying and neutering prevent several potentially deadly diseases, unwanted behaviors, and conflicts between dogs. They also reduce pet overpopulation and euthanasia rates. Here are a few things you should know.
Happy World Spay Day: Time To Get It Done
World Spay Day--February 26th, 2019--is a day to promote awareness and encourage pet owners to have their female animals spayed--as well as neutering their male pets--to keep the pet population under control.
Myths And Facts About Spaying And Neutering
It's important to get down to the truth about spaying and neutering. February is Spay/Neuter Awareness Month, and there's no better time to sort out fact from fiction when it comes to this important procedure.
Spay/Neuter Awareness Month: The History Of Spaying And Neutering Pets
Spaying and neutering are considered part of being a responsible pet owner today, but that wasn't always true. We've made positive strides in the last few decades. In honor of Spay & Neuter Awareness Month, learn more about the history of this important practice.
Homeless Animals Are The Focus August 18th: Become Part Of The Solution
Raising awareness about Spaying and Neutering in your community, and internationally.
Low Cost Spay & Neuter Clinics Aren’t Meant For Everyone
Low cost spay and neuter clinics are meant to be used by dog owners who are under a certain income level or live on public assistance, but some people take advantage of them.
Cropping Out Cruelty: Ear Cropping And Tail Docking Is Useless And Cruel
Despite arguments and past practices to the contrary, cropping a dog’s ears and docking his tail are cosmetic surgeries with very little health benefits.
Why mandatory spay and neuter laws don’t work
Editorial: “Okay, so we just force people to spay and neuter their pets to solve the overpopulation problem — that’ll work, right?” No, it won’t, and here are seven reasons why.
What dog breeds do the most digging?
Dogs dig for several reasons, including retrieving prey and foraging for food; find out which breeds are the most likely to dig, and how to curb this behavior.
National Shelter Appreciation Week 2013
Established by the Humane Society in 1996, this week encourages people to get involved with local animal rescues and shelters; find out how you can help and build awareness.
Adoption can be just a conversation away
After almost unwittingly buying a puppy mill pooch, perspective adopters do their homework and patiently seek out the perfect dog for their home and family.
Coming soon: Non-surgical dog neutering
Getting a male dog fixed just got easier, thanks to a new procedure that neuters the animal via a syringe injection that does not require risky surgery.
Houston’s dirty, furry secret
It’s the largest city in the Lone Star State, and Houston’s stray dog and cat population is out of control; meet one of several groups trying to make a difference.
Spay Day brings awareness to pet overpopulation problem
An estimated 4 million dogs and cats are euthanized in shelters each year -- a number that could be reduced if people spayed and neutered their pet animals.
Former ‘Bachelor’ star to help control dog population
Prince Lorenzo Borghese isn’t just a former star of the reality-TV series The Bachelor, he’s also a prominent animal-rights advocate.
What to expect after dog is fixed?
My pups are going in for spay/neuter surgery. Should I expect "normal behavior" once the anesthesia wears off? How about long term?
Dog birth control
I've heard about birth control pills and implants for dogs. Are these safe alternatives to spaying and neutering?
Is spaying/neutering painful?
Is the spay or neuter operation painful?
New spay/neuter California license plates to make a dent in pet homelessness
Attention California drivers! Order your new spay/neuter license plate today and be part of the movement to end pet homelessness.
Spaying or neutering your dog
Many people think of their dog as a member of their family, a companion and a friend.