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Why should you de-sex your pet? Health

Re­duced risk of get­ting can­cer or other dis­eases of the re­pro­duc­tive or­gans, such as tes­tic­u­lar can­cer, prostate can­cer/dis­or­ders in males, and cys­tic ovaries, ovar­ian tu­mours, acute uter­ine in­fec­tions and breast can­cer in fe­males, and also other dis­eases such as mam­mary can­cer, pe­ri­anal tu­mours and pe­ri­anal hamias.

Fe­males can suf­fer from phys­i­cal and nu­tri­tional ex­haus­tion if con­tin­u­ally breed­ing.

Pets gen­er­ally live longer and health­ier lives. Be­havioural

Pets are less prone to wan­der, fight, and are less likely to get lost or in­jured.

Re­duces ter­ri­to­rial be­hav­iour, such as spraying in­doors.

Less likely to suf­fer from an­ti­so­cial be­hav­iour. They be­come more af­fec­tion­ate.

Elim­i­nates "heat" cy­cles in fe­male cats and their ef­forts to get out­side in search for a mate.

Elim­i­nates male dogs’ urge to ‘‘mount’’ peo­ple’s legs. Cost

The cost of reg­is­ter­ing with the coun­cil is less for de-sexed dogs.

No ad­di­tional food or vet bills for the off­spring.

No need to find homes for un­wanted or un­ex­pected lit­ters of pup­pies or kit­tens.

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