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Benefits of Spay/Neuter

Get Your Pet Spayed or Neutered

Before Five Months of Age!

There are lots of good reasons to get your pet fixed at an early age. 

Here are just a few:

  • A female dog or cat spayed before sexual maturity has one-seventh the risk of developing breast cancer as an intact female. The risk of ovarian and uterine cancer is eliminated by early spring. 
  • Neutering a male dog or cat before sexual maturity prevents testicular cancer, prostate disease and hernias. 
  • Early spaying insures that your pet won't contribute to the pet overpopulation problem with an "oops" litter which happens when females go into heat early. 
  • Sterilized pets tend to live an average of two to three years longer than unsterilized pets. 
  • Behaviors associated with unsterilized pets, such as aggression and the desire to roam are prevented before they become bad habits. Pets that don't roam and fight are less likely to:
    • ​contract a contagious disease
    • be injured in a fight
    • get hit by a car

Get Your Pet Spayed/Neutered Early,

You Will Be Glad You Did!!

This Article was provided by SNAP

(Spay Neuter Assistance Program)

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