Behavior Tips for Living with Intact Dogs and Cats
During times of crisis, such as the COVID-19 pandemic, veterinarians in some communities may stop offering elective surgical services, including spay/neuter. That means adoption agencies may be faced with fostering or adopting out intact animals, requiring that pets get spayed/neutered when regular veterinary services resume.
Share the downloads on this page with caregivers of unaltered pets to help them prevent and address common problems that may arise from living with intact dogs and cats, including:
- Unwanted pregnancy
- Damaged property from urine marking
- Embarrassing behavior such as humping
- Health issues such as pyometra
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