Kittens and puppies are the animals most likely to get adopted from your shelter, and also the most likely to leave before they’re spayed or neutered. The result is often unwanted litters. Veterinary columnist Brenda Griffin addresses the value of pediatric sterilization—including operating on cats and dogs as young as 6 weeks.
Griffin, Brenda D.V.M.
ANIMAL SHELTERING: Vol. 2011
, Article 8.
Available at: https://animalstudiesrepository.org/animshel/vol2011/iss1/8