I can't believe that the Court of Appeal has to devote time and effort (plus a dozen of pages of text) to resolving this appeal.
Erika (a.k.a. Defendant): Spay your dog. It's the law. Plus you agreed to it (or should have known it) when you got the dog from the rescue organization. Plus it's just a good idea.
The Court of Appeal affirms the order. Thankfully. Lilly a.k.a. "Felina" will be spayed.
And it only cost taxpayers thousands of dollars to make it happen.