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  • Euthanasia: Making the Decision

    August 25, 2016
    While some pets die of old age in the comfort of their own home, many others become seriously ill, get injured in some way or experience a significantly diminished quality…
  • Animal Shelter Euthanasia

    August 25, 2016
    National euthanasia statistics are difficult to pinpoint because animal care and control agencies are not uniformly required to keep statistics on the number of animals taken in, adopted, euthanized or…
  • Pet Overpopulation

    August 25, 2016
    American Humane Position Statement on Animal Population Control Pet “overpopulation” encompasses two primary factors: (1) allowing cats and dogs to reproduce with little chance to find homes for the offspring…
  • Spaying/Neutering

    August 25, 2016
    Spaying is a general term used to describe the ovariohysterectomy of a female animal. Neutering is a general term used to describe the castration of a male animal. However, neutering is often used…