February is Spay and Neuter Awareness Month

Spaying or neutering pets can help aid the shelter crisis. Valley News/Courtesy photo
KANAB, Utah – February is Spay and Neuter Awareness Month and Best Friends Animal Society, a leading animal welfare organization dedicated to ending the killing of dogs and cats in America’s shelters by 2025, is raising awareness on the simple solution communities can take that not only aids in lifesaving, but all around improves the animal's well-being.“Spaying and neutering dogs and cats provides pets and their families, as well as communities, with many benefits,” Julie Castle, CEO of Best Friends Animal Society, said. “These routine procedures may prevent medical and behavioral problems from developing, allowing pets to lead a longer, healthier and happier life.”Additional benefits of spaying and neutering pets include decreasing the number of accidental litters, re
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