It's the leading cause of death among dogs and cats, but you'll never see it on the six o'clock news. Don't expect to read about it either-not even in magazines for pet lovers.
It causes over 90% of companion animal deaths in the United States. The dog hit by a car was killed by it. The "indoor-outdoor" cat that caught feline leukemia was caught by it. Every stray facing euthanasia in every animal shelter in the country will die of it.
The free-running dog, the "semi-stray" cat, the millions of unwanted animals in shelters - and millions more breeding in the streets and fields - all face death by overpopulation. It will be called something else - injury, disease, euthanasia-but the simple truth will be the same.
Too many pets.
Now for the good news! There's a cure for this terrible condition, and it's as simple as two words.
"NEUTER" and "SPAY"