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Why [insert name of your community] Needs Accessible Spay/Neuter. [name of organizations presenting] [date]. Canada has a companion animal overpopulation issue. Shelters across the country are at or near capacity to care for the animals that are brought to their doors.

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why insert name of your community needs accessible spay neuter

Why [insert name of your community]Needs Accessible Spay/Neuter

[name of organizations presenting]

[date]

canada has a companion animal overpopulation issue
Canada has a companion animal overpopulation issue
  • Shelters across the country are at or near capacity to care for the animals that are brought to their doors.
  • More than 60 000 shelter animals were euthanized in 2012
  • [Include the number of cats and dogs who are homeless and in shelters in your community]
  • [Include the number of local shelter animals that were euthanized]
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Animal care professionals widely agree that increasing spay/neuter rates is key to reducing companion animal overpopulation
  • More than 70% of humane societies, SPCAs, municipalities, rescues, spay/neuter groups, TNR groups, veterinarians responding to Canadian Federation of Humane Society survey
  • Veterinary organizations, such as Canadian Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA), Association of Shelter Veterinarians (ASV)
what is accessible spay neuter
What is accessible spay/neuter?
  • Spay/Neuter
    • collective term for sterilization surgery for cats and dogs (females are spayed and males are neutered)
    • standard medical procedures that can be performed prior to sexual maturity to prevent reproduction of the animals
  • Accessible spay/neuter
    • means available to as many pet guardians as possible;
    • includes subsidized surgery, high-quality/high volume clinics, and mobile and transportation programs that bring clinics closer to the animals or vice versa
accessible spay neuter has been shown to have many benefits
Accessible Spay/Neuter has been shown to have many benefits
  • Fewer animal control complaints
  • Reduced spending for animal control, picking up, impounding, euthanizing animals
  • Reduced spending by animal sheltering organizations
  • Reduced injury and death of livestock, wildlife,
  • Reduced suffering and death of homeless animals
  • Promotion of veterinary services
  • Behavioural benefits for pet guardians (e.g., less roaming, aggression, house soiling, vocalizing)
  • Health benefits to the animal
describe the specific issues in your community
[Describe the specific issues in your community]
  • [What are the key barriers in your community –for example, high cost, no clinics close to neighbourhoods where spay/neuter needed most]
what do you want decision makers to do
[What do you want decision-makers to do]

[For example:

  • Host a meeting with animal stakeholders in the community to explore the issue and solutions
  • Invest in specific proposed spay/neuter initiatives ]
for more information
For more information

Go to the CFHS’s Accessible Spay/Neuter webpage www.cfhs.cawhere you will find:

  • the CFHS’s detailed, referenced document, The Case for Accessible Spay/Neuter in Canada (funded by PetSmart Charities of Canada)
  • other summary documents of the state of spay/neuter in Canada
  • perspectives from a city official and veterinary private practitioners who are supporting accessible spay/neuter initiatives in their community
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