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Question: Why Should I Spay or Neuter My Dog or Cat?
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People like us, who spend much of our “free” time rescuing homeless dogs, always offer one big reason for spaying or neutering your dog: the appalling pet overpopulation problem that results in thousands of pets being euthanized every day.
·         Some 70,000 puppies and kittens are born every day in the U.S.
·         Between four million and six million pets are euthanized every year because they are homeless.
·         That means between 11,000 and 16,000 pets are euthanized every day simply because they are homeless.
·         An animal in a shelter is put to sleep every 1.5 seconds.
·         Only one animal in 10 born in the U.S. gets a good home that lasts a lifetime.

These alarming statistics present a good enough reason, all by themselves, for preventing more pet animal births.  Simply put, the widespread failure to spay or neuter dogs results in homelessness, misery, cruelty, and death.