The numbers behind pet overpopulation when pets are

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Unformatted text preview: NUMBERS BEHIND PET OVERPOPULATION When pets are not spayed or neutered, their population multiplies rapidly. Here's how: Average number of litters a dog can produce in one year: 2 Average number of puppies in a litter: 6-10 In six short years, one female dog and her babies can give birth to 67,000 puppies! Average number of litters a cat can produce in one year: 3 Could you find homes for them all? Average number of kittens in a litter: 4-6 In seven years, one cat and her young can produce 420,000 kittens! Join Missi...
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This note was uploaded on 04/10/2008 for the course ANSC 215 taught by Professor Lutgen during the Spring '07 term at University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign.

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