ISSUES

There are numerous issues involving animals that can impact a community. Some issues are being addressed; others are being debated. A few are highlighted below.

ISSUES

SPAY & NEUTER

In an effort to help control animal over-population (and ultimately reduce unwanted animals and possible animal neglect and cruelty), spay and neuter programs are proving to be highly successful.

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DOGS & CATS IN HOT CARS

Even if the temperature outside is just 70* F, the temperature inside a vehicle will reach dangerously high levels in just minutes — and a dog or cat could suffer severe illness or die if left unattended.

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CANINE DEVOCALIZATION

Canine devocalization (debarking) is a controversial surgical procedure where all or a portion of a dog’s vocal cord tissue is removed. The procedure is known to cause long-term medical issues.

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COMMUNITY CATS

The term “community cats” is used to describe unowned cats, typically living outdoors and may be fed by residents. Various programs have been set up by communities to address this issue.

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PETTING ZOOS

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