Latest Neutering Stories

2014-01-05 23:03:00

Sponsored by PetSmart Charities®, “Happy Neuter Year” provides $20 neuter surgeries for male dogs and cats. Kentwood, MI (PRWEB) January 05, 2014 C-SNIP (Community Spay/Neuter Initiative Partnership) wants you to bring in the New Year by making a resolution to neuter your male dog or cat during their “Happy Neuter Year” campaign. Sponsored by PetSmart Charities, the largest funder of animal welfare efforts in North America, the “Happy Neuter Year,” campaign will provide...

2013-12-23 23:02:22

Park Cities Pet Sitter commits to continued community involvement in 2014 to assist in reducing the number of unwanted litters and euthanized animals in the City of Dallas. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) December 23, 2013 Earlier this month, Park Cities Pet Sitter President, Joette White, presented $1455.78 worth of money, gift cards and supplies to Maura Davies and Julie Siegel of the SPCA of Texas, who accepted the donation on behalf of Big Fix for Big D. The Big Fix for Big D initiative is a...

2013-12-17 23:20:06

West Michigan dog and cat owners reached a humane community milestone in 2013, with the 100,000th surgery at C-SNIP, the area's local non-profit spay/neuter clinic. Grand Rapids, Michigan (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 C-SNIP’s 100,000th animal, Bella, was the product of an accidental litter of kittens. She repeated this cycle with two litters of her own before coming to C-SNIP. “When it comes to breeding, cats are 45 times as prolific as humans,” notes C-SNIP Medical Director,...

Cat Own Ignorance Unplanned Litters
2013-12-17 13:38:38

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new UK-based study has found cat owner ignorance could be resulting in the unplanned births of over 850,000 kittens in Great Britain each year. Published Monday in the Veterinary Record, the study is based on data from nearly 720 cat-owning households collected via a cross-sectional telephone survey. Almost 60 percent of these households had a female cat and about 13 percent of these owners said their female cat gave birth to one of...

2013-09-09 08:00:57

Long-term confinement is not a humane option for the control of feral and stray or abandoned cat populations, according to new guidelines issued by the International Society of Feline Medicine (ISFM) in its Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery published by SAGE. According to the society, which is the veterinary division of the charity International Cat Care, culling to control cat populations is also rarely effective or acceptable, whereas trap–neuter–return programs and rehoming (in...

Feral Cat Population Control
2013-08-16 12:18:50

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Feral cats live shorter, more disease-ridden lives than the average house cat, and a new study points to a path to more effectively control and reduce feral cat populations. According to the study published in the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, giving feral cats a vasectomy or hysterectomy is a more effective method to reduce a feral colony than traditional neutering or using lethal means. While the...

2013-08-14 23:27:52

More than 20 U.S. states and 17 foreign locations will band together on Saturday for ISAR’s 22nd annual International Homeless Animals’ Day. Clarks Summit, PA (PRWEB) August 14, 2013 First conceived and commemorated by International Society for Animal Rights in 1992, International Homeless Animals’ Day was created for the purpose of shedding light on the pet overpopulation epidemic and enlightening society, elected officials, and the media about the desperate need for worldwide...

2013-07-18 23:03:44

AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) funded researcher, Benjamin L. Hart, has been honored by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) as the recipient of the Bustad Companion Animal Veterinarian of the Year award. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) July 18, 2013 AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) funded researcher, Benjamin L. Hart, has been honored by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) as the Bustad Companion Animal Veterinarian of the Year. Dr. Hart is Distinguished Professor...

2013-05-09 23:29:04

Royal Flush Havanese Reviews The Benefits Of Adding A Second Dog To The Family. Do The Positive Effects On Both Humans And Dogs Outweigh The Extra Responsibility And Costs. Charlestown, RI (PRWEB) May 09, 2013 Royal Flush Havanese reviews the benefits of adding a second dog to the family. Both humans and dogs reap many benefits. Of course there are twice the costs and twice the responsibilities, so is it really worth the positive effects? To understand the benefits, it is important to...

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