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  • Are there contraceptive options, such as I.U.D. devices, for dogs and cats? I don't want more pups or kittens at the moment, but I also don't want to permanently fix them.

    There is no IUD or other device that can be used to prevent pregnancy in dogs or cats. The only thing that you can do to prevent pregnancy without spaying them is to keep them away from any male dogs or cats when they are in heat.

    The best thing that you can do if you don’t want any more puppies or kittens is to have them spayed. This prevents pregnancy and also has other health benefits for the pet.

     


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