Why Spay & Neuter
Psssst... Did you know how important it is to get our
animals spayed and neutered? Learn about the many ways that you, your pet, and your community can benefit from doing
the right thing. But first, let's take a look at the words:
Spay (used for female animals only): To spay an animal means to remove her reproductive organs (usually both the ovaries and uterus).
Neuter, Castrate (used for male animals only): To neuter or castrate an animal means to remove his testicles.
Fix, Alter, Sterilize (used for both genders): To spay or neuter an animal.