Spay/ Neuter Awareness Month!

Happy Spay/ Neuter Awareness Month! Every February, the importance of raising awareness of Spay and Neuter can save so many pets' lives.

Every year, millions of dogs and cats are left at animal shelters throughout the U.S and roughly half of those are euthanized because there simply aren’t enough loving homes to take them. The cause of this is overpopulation.

Celebrating World Spay Day promotes the importance of birth control for animals and pushes for owners to have their dog or cat spayed/neutered.

How can you participate?

  1. Get your dog or cat neutered! When you have a pet, you don’t need to worry about them having more babies when you want another pet. You can simply adopt!

  2. Research more about the issue and inform others!

  3. When posting online to raise awareness, make sure to use the hashtag #SpayDayUSA

If your dog or cat isn’t spayed/neutered here are some options below if you live in the greater Los Angeles area!

  1. SNPLA

The Spay Neuter Project of LA is the largest nonprofit spay and neuter organization in California. They have helped over 150,000 animals to be spayed/neutered where they offer accessible and affordable services to ensure and support the end of euthanizing pets up for adoption. Check out the link below to set up an appointment or learn more about the organization!

  1. Pasadena Humane

The Pasadena Humane has been around for over 117 years promoting care for animals and services to save animals. Each month, the organization offers a limited amount of spay/neuter appointments at a lower cost. Check it out!

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