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Sterile Pets, No Surgery

03NEUT-tmagArticleOver the past 40 years, it’s become pet-owner orthodoxy in the U.S. to spay or neuter your pet (thanks, Bob). But how many of us ever stop to consider the fact that we are reflexively performing elective surgery on all our pets, and not for something that particularly benefits them. It turns out, there are several effective non-surgical sterilization options out there, including one that could be available in the U.S. any day. Here’s a piece I wrote looking at the realities of pet sterilization and the obstacles to changing them.


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Currently Editor in Chief of Campaign US, former writer for the New York Times, Fast Company, Columbia Magazine, Redbook, The New York Observer, Wired, the New York Post and others. I write about media, science, culture, lifestyle and tech. Every so often, I post my writing here. It's pronounced Kwen'-kwah. Contact: Doug [dot] Quenqua [@]


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