RSPCA: More animals being abandoned in Queensland

The RSPCA is dealing with a huge rate of abandoned animals
The RSPCA is dealing with a huge rate of abandoned animals Eric Issel e

THE Queensland RSPCA has experienced one of its worst years for animal abandonment, with shelters across the state at capacity.

But one of the reasons says a lot more about people than their four-legged companions.

"There is an issue with de-sexing everywhere," RSPCA spokesman Michael Beattie said. "That is fairly widespread.

"But I think there is an issue with some young men in particular, who feel it is not a macho thing to do, to get your dog, particularly a male dog, desexed.

"And that is frustrating."

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