"The big snip," as some people call it, provides many benefits beyond making sure dogs don't become puppy daddies. Neutering can cut the risk of certain diseases, unwanted behaviors, and conflicts with other dogs. Here's what you should know.
The International Society for Animal Rights (ISAR) established International Homeless Animals Day in 1992, and it falls on the third Saturday in August ever year. The event raises awareness about the overpopulation of dogs and cats that contributes to these animals becoming homeless around the world.
World Spay Day is observed on the fourth Tuesday in February every year. In 2021, that falls on February 23rd. It's a day to promote awareness and encourage pet owners to have their female animals spayed -- as well as neutering their male pets -- to keep the pet population under control.
A spay surgery prevents female dogs from getting pregnant by removing both the ovaries and the uterus. Afterward, female dogs enjoy many health benefits and won't have to deal with being in heat. Here's what you should know about this important procedure.
Researchers from Nottingham traced a concerning decline in fertility among human males. They were able to correlate it to the presence of chemicals in the home. Not only that, the effect appears to extend to male dogs in the house, as well.