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Sixty-seven million animals are saved if just 1000 are spayed; that is because, from 1000 animals, that is how many puppies and kittens can be born in just six years! Spay today, and that number changes.


South Africa (05 September 2022) – The only way to control how many unwanted pets end up at shelters is to spay and neuter animals to prevent any unwanted litters of puppies and kittens. To do this, the Sandton SPCA is taking up the challenge to spay 1000 animals this September; they call it Spaytember.

When there are fewer unwanted animals in impoverished areas, there are also fewer cases of neglect and abuse too. Not only that but there are also fewer cases of distemper and parvo because there are not as many puppies and dogs exposed to these viruses.

A thousand animals doesn’t sound like much in the greater scheme of things, but in the long run, it prevents millions of unwanted animals.

“We want to start with 1000 animals in impoverished areas – That means 67,000,000 unplanned animals will not be born in the next 6 years.

Please assist us with a donation towards this critical outreach initiative. The more donations we receive, the more animals we can sterilise. The more animals we sterilise the greater impact we as a society make on the welfare of animals.”

As the team says, the “full monty” costs R499 per animal, but they welcome donations from as low as R49.00, which will help towards covering the cost of a spay. At the end of the day, every little bit counts when a life is counting on you.

So far, they have done 150 sterilisations since launching the Spaytember campaign. That is already a massive step towards protecting animals in need.

You can contribute towards the spaying of animals here.

Sources: Sandton SPCA
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