Spaying and neutering are sterilization procedures which prevent the animals
from ... a policy on Early-Age (Prepubertal) Spay/Neuter of Dogs and Cats in
It is generally considered safe for puppies as young as eight weeks of age to be
spayed or neutered. In animal shelters, surgery is often performed at this age so ...
However, in the United States, virtually all bitches and dogs are rendered ...
Though the question still remains: At what age should you spay or neuter a dog?
Early neutering is a controversial topic. A very few uncontrolled studies have
shown a link with early neuters (before 14 months of age) and some forms of
is often performed on puppies around the age
of six months (sometimes earlier). In some cases, a dog
must be spayed
in order to treat a serious medical condition such as pyometra (abscessed uterus). Some dogs
will develop hormone-related urinary incontinence, ... More »
Apr 3, 2012 ... A spay surgery sterilizes and prevents female dogs from getting pregnant by ...
She can be spayed any time after eight weeks of age, and ...
Today we know that kittens and pups can be spayed or neutered at the age of
two months (or two pounds). The American Veterinary Medical Association has ...
There are a number of risks associated with spaying your dog that pet owners are
.... IF DONE AT THE WRONG AGE, spaying increases the risk of hip dysplasia, ...
Feb 17, 2011 ... For both male and female Rotties spayed or neutered before one year of age,
there was a one in four lifetime risk for bone cancer, and the ...
A Potential Side Effect Of Early-age Neutering You Might Not Know About ... In
rural communities, veterinarians did not frequently spay dogs and cats until the ...