Fix Your Pet: Myths & Facts

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Pet overpopulation is an issue in Ontario. This is why the Ontario SPCA promotes Fix Your Pet month! To encourage pet owners to spay/neuter their pet. But there are many myths that circulate about fixing your pet – and we want to set them straight!

We answer the most common myths we hear about spay/neuter. Comment with your thoughts!

Busting the myths: Fixing your pet

Fixing my pet will make him/her overweight…

Fixing your pet should not result in weight gain if your pet receives a healthy diet and sufficient exercise.

Fixing my pet interferes with nature…

Domesticated dogs and cats are completely dependent on humans. It is our responsibility as their guardians to ensure that the number of companion animals born does not exceed the number of available homes.

All animals have the right to have one litter…

Spaying a female cat or dog before she goes into heat even once will greatly reduce her risk of developing mammary, ovarian and uterine cancer.


For every animal you save

For every animal you save, every animal who feels loved in their last moments, and for everything else you do; thank you and God Bless.