Spaying and neutering is also in the best interests of both you and your pet - it can help eliminate unwanted behaviours such as urine marking by toms, howling during heats, and blood spotting by female dogs. Additionally, health benefits for your pet include reducing mammary tumors and reproductive tract infections - some of which I've seen first-hand, and are really painful for the animal and just gross for us.
So, if you're interested in supporting this cause, please check out some of the great shops that are participating in this fundraiser over the next two weeks:
And to find out more information about Saving Shelter Pets, check out their site.
Oh, one more thing: how do you know I'm actually going to donate this money? Last year I had some questions from buyers about how to know that I was donating the money as promised. I assured them I would send them a copy of my donation receipt at the end of the fundraiser, but forgot, which is terrible. So, here is a screen shot of my Paypal receipt:
And a newsletter after the fundraiser, acknowledging my participation (my name is Victoria, by the way).