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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
Spaying and neutering your dog is an effective means of population control, but it also benefits your pooch in a variety of ways, including reduced risks of cancer and more.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Prince Lorenzo Borghese isn’t just a former star of the reality-TV series The Bachelor, he’s also a prominent animal-rights advocate.
My pups are going in for spay/neuter surgery. Should I expect “normal behavior” once the anesthesia wears off? How about long term?
I’ve heard about birth control pills and implants for dogs. Are these safe alternatives to spaying and neutering?
Is the spay or neuter operation painful?
Many people think of their dog as a member of their family, a companion and a friend.
California to rule on healthy pets act