Spaying and neutering stray dogs and cats has a direct impact on the economy of St. Vincent and the Grenadines.
Veterinarian, Dr. Eric Audain who performs most of the surgical procedures on stray animals for the Vincentian Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (VSPCA), made this statement while on the Royal St. Vincent and the Grenadines Police Force and NBC radio’s “On the Beat” programme last evening.
According to Dr. Audain, there are various benefits to be derived from such surgical procedure, including Public Health and economic benefits.
Dr. Audain said that St. Vincent and the Grenadines depends on the Tourism Industry, and improving the quality of animals roaming the streets paint a good image to tourist.
He added that improving the quality of the health of these animals, help to reduce the risk of diseases being spread from animal to human.