Ask a Vet: Spay And Neuter Your Pets
Spaying and neutering dogs and cats has Behavioral and Health benefits:
Decreases urine marking, aggression and roaming in males. Decreases aggression and roaming in females as well.
Eliminates chances of uterine, ovarian or testicular cancer. Intact females are at high risk of mammary -cancer and life-threatening uterine infection (pyometra). In males, it decreases incidence of prostatitis and prostate cancer.
Decreases incidence of roaming, fighting, abscesses, territorial behavior, urine marking and viral diseases like leukemia and FIV. Pet overpopulation is the biggest reason!
It doesn't Cause obesity. Eating causes obesity.
It doesn't change their personality.
Don't let them go through their first heat or have puppies. This causes pet overpopulation.
Call ACAS 264-6870 or go to humane society website, AVMA website, veterinarypartner web site.
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