Some people hesitate to spay or neuter their pets. They give a variety of reasons, but a single unaltered cat or dog can produce up to 16,000 descendents in just seven years.
Spay/neuter surgery also has humane benefits. It saves lives by preventing unwanted litters and homeless animals.
Spay/neuter services are provided through local veterinarians and the RC Pets Animal Care & Adoption Center. Rancho Cucamonga residents can receive assistance by coming into the RC Animal Center to obtain a voucher. We offer vouchers of $50 for dogs and $25 for cats that offset spay and neuter services on a first–come, first-served basis.It’s a myth that cats and dogs should have one litter before spaying:
Motherhood does not make for a better pet; having a litter doesn’t necessarily result in a calmer dog or cat.
Early spay/neuter surgery ensures that a dog or cat won’t reproduce and younger animals recovery more quickly, have less pain, and have fewer complications from surgery.
There are a number of compelling reasons to spay or neuter your pet: