Pet Homelessness Problem
Pet overpopulation affects everyone whether or not they own a pet. Spaying/Neutering your pets reduces the number of homeless and stray pets in the community and reduces the number of pets entering your local animal shelter.
1 in 20
of the 163 million pet dogs and cats in the United States end up in a shelter each year
of pet owners still choose not to spay or neuter their pets
strays and unwanted animals are taken in by shelters each year
Combat Pet Overpopulation
Spay and neuter your pets.
Adopt your pets from a legitimate shelter or nonprofit rescue group.
Consider all the responsibilities and consequences of pet ownership before deciding to get a pet
Make a lifetime commitment to your pet.
Educate your children, friends, family members and co-workers about pet overpopulation, adoption and the importance of spay and neutering.
Support Operation Empty Cages so we can help families who can't afford these procedures to spay and neuter their pets.