Do I Need To Have My Dog Spayed Or Neutered If I Want To Adopt It?

If you are adopting an animal from a pound, humane society, or animal shelter, the animal must be spayed or neutered, or you must agree to do so within six months. So, you have the option of bringing the dog home, with the condition that you will get it fixed in the future.

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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