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Guest Commentary: Don't punish pets for being born

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One litter is one too many. There are simply not enough responsible homes for the amount of cats and dogs being born. As shelter manager of the Lake County Humane Society, we've seen many of these unwanted pets quickly fall into neglectful situations, including animal hoarding and euthanasia at shelters due to over crowding.

It's very sad and frustrating, especially since it can be prevented by spaying and neutering.

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