Why Does New England Have Such High Spay/Neuter Rates?

April 7, 2017

New England has a much higher spay/neuter rate than other parts of the country. Emily McCobb, DVM, MS, DACVAA, director of shelter medicine in the clinical sciences department at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University, says the rate is so high in this region because of geographical, societal, and animal factors.

New England has a much higher spay/neuter rate than other parts of the country. Emily McCobb, DVM, MS, DACVAA, director of shelter medicine in the clinical sciences department at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University, says the rate is so high in this region because of geographical, societal, and animal factors.