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Reasons To Spay/Neuter

FEMALE- LONG TERM BENEFITS OF SPAYING

  • If spayed before the first heat cycle, your pet has a less than 1 percent chance of developing breast cancer
  • If spayed after one heat cycle, your pet has an 8 percent chance of developing breast cancer
  • If spayed after two heat cycles, the risk increases to 26 percent
  • Eliminates the threat of ovarian and uterine cancer
  • Eliminates unnecessary pregnancies

MALE- LONG TERM BENEFITS OF NEUTERING

  • Eliminates the threat of testicular cancer, the second most common tumor in male dogs.
  • Greatly reduces the risk of prostate cancer and prostatitis
  • Reduces the risk of perianal tumors
  • Eliminates unwanted litters

Neutering Your Pet Does NOT:

  • Cause laziness or hyperactivity
  • Reduce its instinct to protect your family and home
  • Postpone or delay normal behavior maturity
  • Change its personality in any manner

More than 4 million pets are euthanized in the U.S. animal shelters each year only because they have no home. Many are puppies and kittens less than 6 months of age. Help prevent this loss of life. Spay and Neuter your pet.