Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

Abstract

A synopsis on contraception in wildlife and feral animals.

Abstract

A review on the current issues and status of controlling the population of domestic and wild animals by contraceptive methods from different countries was discussed. Highlight of the review focused on the reasons why contraception should be applied and on the requirements of an effective contraceptive agent. Also discussed are the growing numbers of stray dogs worldwide as well as feral cats emphasizing the need for population control by contraceptives.