Anita Biers
Anita Biers

Spaying and neutering should be mandatory. And low costs spays should always be offered by veterinarians who are in the business to help the animals not make themselves rich. Also puppy mills should be abolished (even in those private religious sects who think they are exempt from the rules and who continue to torture animals) and breeding should be very very limited. It should never be done for profit. If all these would occur, in time, the need for shelters and rescues would be very ...

Spaying and neutering should be mandatory. And low costs spays should always be offered by veterinarians who are in the business to help the animals not make themselves rich. Also puppy mills should be abolished (even in those private religious sects who think they are exempt from the rules and who continue to torture animals) and breeding should be very very limited. It should never be done for profit. If all these would occur, in time, the need for shelters and rescues would be very limited and euthanization of healthy animals would be almost unheared of. If only this were an achievable goal and not wishful thinkikng.

Kim Fors
Kim Fors

Don't get a pet if you can't afford what goes along with it.

Shelley Higgs
Shelley Higgs

I had one of my cats cremated and returned to me, but I was lucky, I only had to share the crematarium with one other cat. They took out what my cat weighed before cremation and I got exactly that amount in a zip lock baggie. They only charged me $25.00 because I was soooo distraught. I am planning on having my three little dogs cremated and my two cats as well. I have one Chiweenie that is going blind and is crabby and he's a good 14 years old. I have another dog that is part poodle and...

I had one of my cats cremated and returned to me, but I was lucky, I only had to share the crematarium with one other cat. They took out what my cat weighed before cremation and I got exactly that amount in a zip lock baggie. They only charged me $25.00 because I was soooo distraught. I am planning on having my three little dogs cremated and my two cats as well. I have one Chiweenie that is going blind and is crabby and he's a good 14 years old. I have another dog that is part poodle and part Chihuahua and she is about 7-8 years old and already tuning grey and I have a teacup Chihuahua that is a year and a half. If I have to put them in my deep freeze until I'm ready to cremate them, then I will. These animals are my babies and I want the best for them even after death. And I want them close to me as well. Vets need to take another look at how they handle, money-wise, death of pets and the disposal of the remains. Others may think that is sick, but it's been done, and done well, and it doesn't mess up your frozen foods either. How can we make a change on either of these two topicsa?

Candice Elyse Paulus
Candice Elyse Paulus

Before acquiring an animal companion, one most always consider the initial and long-term cost of the animal/s.

Jacqueline Simmons
Jacqueline Simmons

Themmma Edwards

Jaymi Ann Swift
Jaymi Ann Swift

I know a great place to spay and neuter your pets, It's called Spay Oklahoma. They have a sliding scale so if you don't make much it doesn't cost to much. Last time I was in there they charged me $40. and that included the rabies vaccine. Most states do have something like this, just put on the search engine and low cost spaying.

Julie Ffrench
Julie Ffrench

its not so expensive, if people can afford to buy a dog or cat that costs hundreds they should be able to get the money together to get the pet neutered/spayed. that's my opinion anyway.

Aurora Mistique
Aurora Mistique

cost is number one - transportation is the second.

Molly K Johnson
Molly K Johnson

ignorance would be my first choice for number-one reason. failing that I picked not good for them because in my mind that includes the "impaired masculinity/unnatural/impaired sexual pleasure" argument. Which is bogus, by the way. you still have the same pet you had before the surgery. you just don't have many more that you can't take care of. sounds like a win-win to me. but the prices must come down, and the shelters that do it for free/low cost need to advertise. let's all work together,...

ignorance would be my first choice for number-one reason. failing that I picked not good for them because in my mind that includes the "impaired masculinity/unnatural/impaired sexual pleasure" argument. Which is bogus, by the way. you still have the same pet you had before the surgery. you just don't have many more that you can't take care of. sounds like a win-win to me. but the prices must come down, and the shelters that do it for free/low cost need to advertise. let's all work together, vets, breeders, pet parents...this is a solvable problem.

Debby Van Curen Kenimond

watch how they do it online and you probably will not do it. now they just pull everything out and it does look awful. I had a choice either pay $150 fine for letting loose or pay $50 and neuter.

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