What do humane societies mean when they say there is a pet overpopulation problem? The tragic answer: Only one of every 10 puppies and kittens born in the United States finds a home. There are not enough homes for all the animals.
Too many people think that allowing theirpet to have "just one litter" won't hurt, but they're wrong. Every home they find for their puppies or kittens means one less home for another animal. They bring their "leftovers" to the SPCA. Spaying and neutering pets will help reduce the tragedy.
To encourage more pet owners to neuter their pets, the SPCA of Anne Arundel County is offering coupons good for a 20-percent discount on spaying and neutering done during February. The promotion is called "Have a Heart -- Prevent a Litter." The coupons will be honored by over 20 veterinary hospitals in Anne Arundel County and on the Eastern Shore.