Giant ‘Condoms’ Travel to Ireland to Promote Animal Birth Control

Posted by on July 13, 2016 | Permalink

Their costumes are sure to raise some eyebrows, but these PETA members and our friends at ARAN are travelling throughout Ireland to spread an important message for animals. Since animals can’t use protection, it’s the duty of those with animal companions to spay and neuter them in order to help ease the overpopulation crisis.

It was recently revealed that every day, five homeless dogs are euthanised in Ireland because there simply aren’t enough good homes for them. While unscrupulous breeders continue to breed puppies and kittens to sell for a profit, animals in shelters go unwanted and unloved. Others are left to fend for themselves on the streets, where they can face abuse, starvation, disease and death from exposure.

Without spaying, one female dog and her offspring can produce 67,000 puppies in just six years. In seven years, one female cat and her offspring can produce a staggering 370,000 kittens.

The solution is simple: always spay or neuter companion animals, and encourage everyone you know to do the same. If you have room for an animal in your life, never buy from a breeder and consider adopting a loving companion from your local shelter.