Animal Overpopulation In America

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In the United States, there are approximately 5 to 7 million dogs or cats that enter animal shelters every year. 3 to 4 million of those are killed by euthanasia. If you do the math, the statistics are shocking to say the least. It is important for humans to love their pets as much as they love another person or family member. The American Veterinary Medical Association says that dogs and cats are the most popular pets in the United States. Since they are so popular, overpopulation is a big problem. There are so many strays on the streets that saying the problem is out of control is a large understatement. This is where spaying and neutering come into play. Not only is performing these procedures vital for the animal’s overall health, it can

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