have signed the
Declaration of the No Kill Movement!
Implant Takes Heat Out of Pooches' Passion
Hidden Holocaust: The Animal Overpopulation Crisis
the Onus on Pet Owners The
by Susan Seidman ~ An interview with Joan Lowell Smith
Gooseberry Productions ~ PSA's for Spay/Neuter
More Dogs and Cats than Ever Before
After only a few months of launching an ambitious No Kill initiative, Washoe County
(Reno) NV is
saving 92% of dogs and nearly 80% of cats. Read how No Kill
is happening virtually overnight.
Humane Society Takes a Giant Leap for the Animals. Visit The
No Kill Advocacy Center
informed: Read Building
a No Kill Community.
Be thorough: Follow
the step-by-step guide Reforming Animal Control.
Be successful: Use
the proven model of the No Kill Equation.
Dont settle: Demand
endorsement of the U.S. No Kill Declaration.
Seek passage of the
Companion Animal Protection Act.
From the No Kill Advocacy Centers
website in the Resource Library section.
Box 74926 San Clemente CA 92673
to 5,000 puppies and kittens are born every hour
in the United States alone. That far outnumbers the homes available for them.
An estimated 14 million are euthanized in shelters each year. Add to that the
countless millions who die along the roadside, starve to death in their humans'
backyards, wind up as bait for illegal dogfighting rings, or are used in
animal experimentation. Too many animals die needlessly in this country each and
Your Animal Companion
Zinx Gluconate Neutralized
2003: Now there is another choice in additional to traditional surgical
neutering for male puppies! This new drug, developed by the late Dr. Mostafa S.
Fahim, Director of the Center of Reproductive Science and Technology, School of
Medicine, University of Missouri-Columbia. The process of obtaining FDA approval
began in 1991!
procedure, used in male pups between the ages of 3 and 10 months, involves injecting
the drug into each of the testicles using a very fine needle. The exact dose is
calibrated using the the width of the testicles.
surgery free method is quick, easy, and permanent, and should allow more guardians
to have their boy pups altered.
is 99.6% effective.
information is available at www.neutersol.com.
This image is property of the U.S. Postal Service
Out" Companion Animal Overpopulation
125 million U.S. commemorative stamps bearing the humane message
"Neuter/Spay" and the adorable faces of two former shelter residents
will go on sale nationwide this month (September 20th).
stamp will be available for purchase for a full year. Printed in the stamp margin
will be a bilingual National Call to Spay/Neuter Action, and a toll-free phone
number for community and national spay/neuter resources, as well as a URL for
a searchable web site
Prevent A Litter Coalition started the "Stamp Out" project in 1996,
spearheaded by project director, Hope Tarr.
who let their dogs and cats have litters in order to
show their children
the "miracle of birth" should come witness
"the miracle of
death" performed in the back rooms
of animal shelters all over the country."
~ Phyllis Wright, Director of Sheltering, Humane
Society of the United States
Less Reason Not to Neuter...
part of the reason you're not having your male dog or cat neutered an issue of
aesthetics? Think it's not very macho to have a big, NEUTERED dog following at
your heels? (Believe it or not, this is the reason cited by many people.) Well,
thanks to science and technology, that's no longer an excuse. There is a company
in Kansas City producing a product called Neuticles®, and yes, neuticles are
testiclular implants created exclusively for dogs and cats.
Petite are designed for a 1 to 3 pound dog, and cost $19.00 for one or $30 for
a pair. Sizes range from petite clear up to a size appropriate for a 65 to 90+
lb male, a single of that size costs $23.50; the pair is $37.00.
are also Neuticles for your feline friends. And a Neuticles necklace for you.
I know that's what I'll be asking for
them at www.Neuticles.com.
single segment of the public can be blamed for dog and cat overpopulation; overall
responsibility is shared by many groups. The source of the problem includes accidental
matings, purposeful breeding by those hoping to sell the offspring, and "personal"
reasons like, 'I want my children to experience the miracle of birth,' and 'I
feel it's unnatural to castrate my male.'" ~The Fund