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MythSpaying and neutering is painful FactVeterinarians perform spay and neuter surgeries under a general anesthetic Animals usually return to normal activity after 24 to 72 hours Any discomfort is minimal Altering animals also eliminates the risk of certain diseases such as mammary and testicular cancer MythSpaying and neutering is expensive FactWhile prices vary considerably many human societies and municipal animalcontrol departments offer low-cost spayneuter services The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals SPCA of Pinellas County offers a Friends of Family Pets SpayNeuter Program which provides free alterations for qualified pet owners on limited incomes Spay and neuter surgeries are a real bargain when compared with the cost of raising a litter of puppies or kittens Spaying and neutering also saves taxpayer dollars On average it costs approximately 100 to capture house feed and eventually kill a homeless animal Despite our best efforts Pinellas Countys homeless animal population is growing When we consider the fact that one female cat and her offspring left to breed indiscriminately can produce 420000 cats in 7 years and one female dog and her offspring can produce 67000 dogs in just 6 years we begin to see the impact our un-neutered pets can have on the pet overpopulation problem Spaying and neutering is a simple solution but not affordable for all pet owners The SPCA of Pinellas County offers a program called Friends of Family Pets which is designed to help Pinellas County pet owners on a limited income Pet owners must qualify based on their income and are asked only to contribute a donation that is affordable The SPCA will arrange for the pet to be spayed or neutered by a local veterinarian participating in the program The Friends of Family Pets Program is available year round and is funded solely by donations The FFP Program provided services to 565 pets last year and continues to make a major contribution toward reducing pet overpopulation in Pinellas
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