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Overpopulation of Cats and Dogs: Causes, Effects and Preventions New York State Humane Association

Overpopulation of Cats and Dogs: Causes, Effects and Preventions

New York State Humane Association

Published January 1st 1990
ISBN : 9780823212965
Hardcover
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This book focuses not only on the practical problems of animal control but examines related issues that have received less attention. It covers the psychological bases of resistance to spay/neuter, and discusses the sensitive subject of the animalMoreThis book focuses not only on the practical problems of animal control but examines related issues that have received less attention. It covers the psychological bases of resistance to spay/neuter, and discusses the sensitive subject of the animal rights attitude toward euthanasia. it explores the possibility of chemical, rather than surgical, sterilization, and proposes a humane method of dealing with feral cats under certain circumstances. It presents the possibility of early spay/neuter, and offers a glimpse of the conditions of animal shelters in some other countries and how they are beginning to be handled. The contributors include veterinarians, a philosopher, teachers, animal control and shelter personnel and directors, a psychiatrist and an attorney.