Why having pets sterilised is so important..

Why having pets sterilised is so important..

Article by Dr Sheilagh Hahn in the journal for SABCAP (SA board for Companion Animal Professionals). A cat that has had 4 kittens (which is a small litter), may have 2 daughters in that litter. If those 2 females had 4 kittens each a few months later, we’d have 4 females plus the original mother having more kittens in this time. If you continue to do the maths at a doubled up ratio every six months (again, this is conservative), and include the kittens that the male cats from these litters are fathering, after 4 years you’ll be nearing the

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Boerboel

This breed is intelligent, observant, loyal, courageous, protective and energetic. The Boerboel was bred to guard the homestead and family within, and to tackle large animals like lions and baboons. They’re therefor very protective of family and territory, always wanting to be with their owners and involved in family life. This dog will not hesitate to defend a family member to the death. It is not unusual for the breed to display aggression toward other dogs or strangers so early and ongoing socialisation is necessary. The Boerboel needs firm handling and good leadership skills from an early age. Obedience training

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