Top 10 Reasons to Spay or Neuter Your Pet
Reason # 10 The younger the pet at the time of surgery, the more straightforward the procedure
and the quicker the recovery, allowing patients to go home the same day. Newer
anesthetic choices make for a safer procedure and more rapid recovery for both
young and old.
Reason # 9 Breeding costs even more money than having your pet spayed or neutered.
Reason # 8 Breeding is much more work for you and your pet.
Reason # 7 For females, spaying eliminates heat cycles and the spotting that comes with them.
Reason # 6 Fewer visits from neighborhood dogs because pheromones are no longer present.
Reason # 5 Males show reduced aggression, anxiety, and roaming, thus reducing the chance of
being hit by cars, getting into dog fights, or becoming lost.
Reason # 4 Reduced urine marking.
Reason # 3 Decreased infection rate because there will be one less organ system to harbor
Reason # 2 Decreased risk of cancer (mammary for females, testicular and a few other types for males).
#1 Reason to spay or neuter your pet is:
Your pet won't be contributing to the pet overpopulation problem, therefore, you are helping take the load off of animal shelters and animal control departments.