Did You Know

DID YOU KNOW?

STATISTICS

Every year, thousand of animals are euthanized in the Los Angeles City Shelter system alone.  In 2016, the statistics are staggering.

Feral cats and unweaned kittens euthanized
Dogs euthanized

SPAY/NEUTER ORDINANCE

As of 2008, a law has been in effect in the City of Los Angeles that requires all cats and dogs older than 4 months be spayed or neutered.  Violations are subject to penalties – the first is a $100 fine, the second is mandatory sterilization and the third is a misdemeanor.  Dog owners are also required to have an intact license.  There are a few specific exceptions which you’ll find here.