Spay and Neuter: Is It Important?
There are many misconceptions concerning spaying and neutering.
Take a look at some commonly asked questions and answers.
Spaying or neutering your pet may be one of the best steps
you will ever take in keeping your pet healthy.
A Free Spay and Neuter program is the only key solution
to reduce the number of unwanted animals needlessly killed and
born into a society that does not care. We should stop killing
and help pass a Free Spay and Neuter program. By offering
Free Spay and Neuter assistance to the general public
this program can be achieved.
Spay and Neuter: FAQ
Q: Will Spaying/Neutering cause my pet to become overweight and lazy?
* A: Spaying/Neutering your pet will not necessarily make your pet become
overweight and lazy. Heredity, diet, and how much and what type of exercise
your pet receives has much more influence on the weight and attitude of
your pet than does the surgery.
Q: Is Spay and Neuter dangerous?
* A: There is always some risk while a patient is under general anesthesia,
whether the patient be animal or human. Veterinary procedures
are very similar to human medical procedures. The risk is very
small in healthy
Q: Should I wait until my pet has matured or
had a litter?
* A: The answer to this questions is No. The earlier this
surgery is done the better it is for your pet. Your pet's
health and behavior will be improved
with early spaying or neutering. Spaying early also eliminates
the risk of possible birthing complications. .
then, is the best time to have my pet spayed or neutered?
* A: The best age for spay and neuter is around six months of
age. The first heat cycle in a female pet usually occurs around
this time. Spaying your pet before her first heat cycle greatly
reduces the risk of breast tumors and/or cancer. Neutering your
pet prevents many undesirable behavior patterns. It is always
easier to prevent these behavior patterns than to correct them.
What Are the Benefits of Spay and
* Eliminates heat cycles
* Prevents accidental pregnancies
* Prevents unwanted offspring
* Reduces risk of breast tumors or cancer
* Significantly reduces undesirable behavior
* Prevents uterine infections common in older pets
* Significantly reduces prostate & testicular disease
* Reduces undesirable behavior
* Eliminates urine odor of male cats
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