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July Is De-Sexing Month - Nadia Crighton

June 29, 20167 min
BENEFITS OF DE-SEXING (Spay/Neuter in the US!)
There are many reasons why pet owners should desex their pets.

As well as helping to stop pet overpopulation, the following are some of the other benefits associated with desexing cats and dogs.

Reduced risk of getting cancer or other diseases of the reproductive organs, such as testicular cancer, prostate cancer/disorders in males, and cystic ovaries, ovarian tumors, acute uterine infections and breast cancer in females, and also other diseases like mammary cancer, perianal tumors and perianal hamias.
Females can suffer from physical and nutritional exhaustion if continually breeding.
Pets generally live longer and healthier lives.

Pets are less prone to wander, fight, and are less likely to get lost or injured.
Reduces territorial behaviour such as spraying indoors.
Less likely to suffer from anti-social behaviors. They become more affectionate and become better companions.
Eliminates "heat" cycles in female cats a

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