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Spay & Neuter with a Smile, #3

This is another entry in my continuing series of funny pet population control videos by those talented folks at the Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals. Warning for those opposed to talking animals: They rule this video. And they have strange accents. I can live with those things. You?

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  1. Posted March 20, 2011 at 9:46 am | Permalink

    I like it. And, I like that they humorously address the hang-up that so many people (mostly men?) have about neutering their male dogs.

    • Edie Jarolim
      Posted March 20, 2011 at 10:49 am | Permalink

      Yes, that’s my favorite part about this PSA too — addressing the personality change myth. A friend who should know better once brought the question up and I asked her if she became a different person when she had an (early) hysterectomy. She had to admit she didn’t.

  2. Posted March 20, 2011 at 10:00 am | Permalink

    I don’t remember the full context of the episode, but I think Original Star Trek “The Trouble With Tribbles” would serve as a great PSA for spaying and neutering pets.

    • Edie Jarolim
      Posted March 20, 2011 at 10:46 am | Permalink

      I don’t either — I just know the Tribbles were cute and fuzzy and in retrospect some of the cheesiest special effects on TV. But I’m not sure how you would neuter a Tribble. 😉

      • Posted March 21, 2011 at 3:20 pm | Permalink

        Stop feeding it. Tribbles are born pregnant, but if you don’t feed them, they don’t reproduce. Don’t ask me how they live without food, Dr McCoy never explained that part.

        Should I be embarrassed that I knew that without looking it up?

        • Edie Jarolim
          Posted March 21, 2011 at 3:45 pm | Permalink

          Ha! No, you shouldn’t be embarrassed at all. I’m impressed.

        • Posted March 22, 2011 at 4:45 am | Permalink

          Geek! 🙂

  3. Posted March 20, 2011 at 10:26 am | Permalink

    Thanks. Put it on my online newspaper blog. Love the cat one, too.

    • Edie Jarolim
      Posted March 20, 2011 at 10:49 am | Permalink

      Glad you enjoyed it and shared it!

  4. Posted March 20, 2011 at 10:55 am | Permalink

    As they say, I (Kenzo that is) remain the same sexy beast, so any language or accent will do. Call me naive.

    • Edie Jarolim
      Posted March 20, 2011 at 7:12 pm | Permalink

      Speaking of accents, inquiring minds want to know: How do dogs bark in Denmark, i.e., what do they say instead of “Woof, woof”?

  5. Posted March 20, 2011 at 6:13 pm | Permalink

    I think it’s very cute. I love the scene and the accents. I wish there was a wide-spread low-cost spay-neuter program all across the Navajo reservation. They are making some progress but much, much more is needed.

    My commentary (a first!) was broadcast this week on NPR in New Mexico about how we don’t need more uranium mining or power plants. It’s brief, 2.5 minutes. You can hear it at this link!: Maybe I could do one on this spay/neuter issue. I can see how, it has to be funny for people to pay attention.

    • Edie Jarolim
      Posted March 20, 2011 at 7:09 pm | Permalink

      Thanks for your input, and congratulations on your interesting NPR commentary.

      It’s easier to be funny about spay-neuter than it is about nuclear energy.

  6. Posted March 20, 2011 at 7:36 pm | Permalink

    I love it!

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