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According to the ASPCA, an estimated 6.5 million cats and dogs entered animal shelters in 2016.  Of that number, an estimated 1.5 million healthy, adoptable cats and dogs were euthanized in 2016.  The majority of animals entering shelters are strays, and it’s estimated only 10 percent are spayed or neutered.

Pet overpopulation is a huge problem.  There’s too many animals and not enough homes.  The only 100 percent effective birth control for pets is spaying and neutering.  In fact, the veterinary community acknowledges that safe, efficient, accessible sterilization programs are the best antidote to the mass euthanasia of cats and dogs resulting from pet overpopulation.

There are a number of benefits to spaying and neutering your pets.

  • Less desire to roam looking for a mate.
  • Reduces the risk of uterine infections and breast, ovarian and uterine cancer in females and prostate problems and testicular cancer in males.
  • It can help curb undesirable behavior such as spraying, marking, aggression, wailing and other dominance-related behaviors. 
  • Eliminates messy heat cycles.

In addition to the benefits to your pet, spaying/neutering is cost effective to you, the pet owner.  It is far less expensive to spay/neuter your pet than to care for a litter of puppies/kittens.

YOU can make the difference in the life of a pet:

  • Spay or neuter your pet(s)
  • Donate towards the spay/neuter of a needy pet by clicking here DONATE

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Upcoming Events

Cruise Nights are back at Burgerlicious in Apple Valley on Friday, April 13 from 5pm to 8pm. Thanks to the Route 103.1 FM, the BCC (Burgerlicious Critter Crue) and Rod French, the monthly car show will be filling the parking lots of Burgerlicious, 21044 Bear Valley Road and adjacent Town & County Tire with pre-1976 and specialty vehicles. Dog adoptions, music by the Route 103.1 FM, prizes and trophies are part of the fun. No dog adoption coupons or promo codes accepted at this event. Cruise Nights will be held the second Friday of every month through October 12. Join us for this family fun event. All proceeds benefit VVAPL Humane Society

 

 

 

 

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Show your Support

Purchase this adorable Paw Print Bracelet for $38. plus tax.

The Humane Society will earn $15. for every purchase.

To order e-mail ddrover@qnet.com or call 909 331-2644

 

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