Why STERILISE?

  • There are just NOT ENOUGH HOMES for all those dogs and cats.  IF there were enough homes why are there so many shelters?
  • Appromimiately 1 million dogs and cats are euthanised per year in South Africa only. The shelters do NOT want to do it but they have not other option.
  • An unsterilised pet and its off-spring can produce over 60 000 lives in 6 years

Prevention of:

  • Animal cruelty and abuse.
  • Euthanasia of unwanted pets.
  • Pet overpopulation problems, shelters will not be overfull.
  • Marking of territory, roaming and fights. Sexually active males spray or mark their territories, roam and jump fences to get to females on heat.  They are more aggressive and prone to fighting each other.

Medical facts

  • Reduce uterine infections in males and females.
  • Elimination of testicle, prostate and ovarian cancer.
  • Reduces the risk of mammary cancer.
  • Elimination of uterus infection.
  • Repeated pregnancies cause unnecessary strain on the female cat or dog and reduces her life span.

Please discuss the importance of Sterilisation with your Vet.

You can sterilise your pets from 4 - 5 months of age.