Spaying and Neutering Pets Directory
Spaying or neutering your pet is a good decision and prevents may health problems such as cancer and can improve pet behavior. Many times the procedure can be done at a very low cost at certain clinics in your state. Having your pet spayed or neutered helps prevent overpopulation and decreases the number of homeless animals. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how dogs and cats are spayed and neutered, why this is done, pros and cons, and much more.
Top 10 Reasons to Spay or Neuter Your Pet
WebMD discusses the top 10 reasons to spay or neuter your pet including a longer, healthier life in addition to prevention against pet overpopulation
Helping Stray and Feral Cats: What You Should Know
Want to give a stray or feral cat a better life? WebMD tells you what you should know and how you can help.
Urine Marking in Dogs
WebMD discusses common reasons why male and female dogs urinate to mark certain objects.
Dog in Heat
WebMD discusses the heat stage in female dogs.
Slideshows & Images
Slideshow: Risky Mistakes Pet Owners Make
Pet owners risk rashes, diseases, bites, and worms when they neglect pet care basics. And dogs and cats can suffer needlessly, too. This WebMD slideshow lays out scenarios.
Slideshow: Kitten Care -- From Adoption to Kitty-Proofing Your Home
WebMD’s pictorial guide on kitten care helps you understand the basics, from feeding and fun to shots and spaying. It’s everything you need to know before bringing kitty home.
Slideshow: Puppy Care -- From Adoption to Puppy-Proofing Your Home
From feeding and playing to shots and spaying, learn everything you need to know before bringing home a puppy.