Spay and Neuter Awareness!

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So February is a busy month for pet parents and awareness!  Last week we highlighted the fact that February is Responsible Pet Owner’s Month.  Well, February is also Spay/Neuter Awareness Month!

  • 79% of people DON’T KNOW when to fix their pets
  • The best time to fix your pet is by 4 months to prevent accidental litters
  • SURPRISE!  Many people don’t know that cats can go into heat and get pregnant by 4 months, and dogs by 5 months
  • 50% of litters are not planned
  • 10 million animals enter overcrowded shelters every year
  • Euthanasia kills more companion animals than any disease
  • 90% of animals entering shelters are not fixed

Visit whentospay.org for more information!