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A shameful scam has popped up in the animal welfare world. It has been dubbed “pet flipping,” a too-flip name for a reprehensible practice. The perpetrators often will steal a dog or find one listed as a “found pet” on a site like Craigslist, claim it, and then sell it. …

Neutered and spayed dogs and cats live longer, according to the 2013 State of Pet Health Report, released by Banfield Pet Hospital, the world’s largest veterinary practice. Neutered male cats live 62 percent longer than unneutered ones. Spayed female cats live 39 percent longer than unspayed ones. Neutered male dogs live …

Ana‘s shelter, the Bayonne Feral Cat Foundation, is celebrating Spay Day. Today is the Humane Society of the United States’ 17th annual Spay Day, dedicated to spreading the word about the importance of spaying and neutering pets. To celebrate, shelters, rescue groups and vets’ offices around the world are holding …