Overpopulation of Dogs and Cats
Companion animals were domesticated by humans thousands of years ago. Through this process, we have made these animals completely dependant on us for their quality of life and survival. We have developed a give-and-take relationship with these animals. Pets give us unconditional love, companionship, entertainment, a sense of responsibility, and in some cases, assistance. In return we agree to give them love, care, shelter, and training by making certain choices regarding their welfare. Although many people understand and accept this agreement; far too many do not
By age five, a female dog and her female offspring can produce 192 puppies (assuming two females per litter and two litters per year). And this doesn't include all of the offspring produced by her male puppies.
You can help stop these generations of suffering. Have your female spayed and your male neutered. Don't allow them to have litters and help put an end to pet overpopulation.