Saturday, February 21, 2009

Spay Day USA Feb. 24, 2009

This is an annual campaign of The Humane Society of the United States to inspire people to save animal lives by spaying or neutering pets and feral cats.

This event is officially the last Tuesday of February, with events and activities taking place throughout the month of February. The 15th annual Spay Day USA is Feb. 24, 2009.

Why: Four million cats and dogs—about one every eight seconds—are put down in U.S. shelters each year. Often these animals are the offspring of cherished family pets, even purebreds. Maybe someone's cat or dog got out just that one time or maybe the litter was intentional, but efforts to find enough good homes failed. Spay/neuter is the only permanent, 100-percent effective method of birth control for dogs and cats and a proven way to reduce the vast numbers of animals who are born only to die prematurely and without a family who loves them. Learn more about why you should spay or neuter your pet.

Enter the Spay Day Online Pet Photo Contest! Visit between Jan. 19 and Feb. 27 to enter.

The above article courtesy of Humane Society of USA.

1 comment:

Rose De Dan, Wild Reiki and Shamanic Healing LLC said...

Thanks for posting this, my reading it sparked an article on my blog entitled, "Dare to Care, the life you save may be someone's future pet." When I got up this morning it was an article I just had to write, and hopefully one that will be read and passed along.

This one's in honor of all the shelter animals who did not find their forever homes.

You can view it at:

Best wishes,
Rose De Dan
Wild Reiki and Shamanic Healing LLC



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