Facts about breeding your pet

 

  • Every hour about 2,500 puppies and kittens are born in the United States.
  • A dog abandoned on the street has a life expectancy of about one (1) year, a cat slightly longer.
  • Each year, there are over 15 MILLION animals destroyed in pounds and shelters because there are no homes for them.
  • A male pet can easily father 750 offspring in his lifetime.
  • If a dog or cat has four (4) offspring every year (which is a very low number) and two (2) of them are female, and each of them also has four (4) offspring a year, two of them female - by the seventh (7th) year, the original mother will have four thousand three hundred and seventy-two (4,372) descendants.