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This helps keep them safe because they are less likely to get into fights or be hit by a car. Neutering male dogs helps keep them from developing testicular cancer, Brown says. We prefer 3 to 4 months old for dogs and cats: the procedure is minimally invasive at this age and patients make a quick recovery. Though spaying or neutering an older dog has side effects, sometimes it's used to treat or prevent illness. Read this! The entire content of this website is copyrighted by Ask A Vet Question, owned by Dr. Marie Haynes and is not to be reproduced, copied or distributed without permission. For most pet parents, however, the pros of spaying and neutering their dogs outweigh the cons. Hi, Don’t bathe the dog for at least 10 days post-surgery. Spay & Neuter Center of Southern Nevada estimates that the cost of dog neutering is around $69 to $139 depending on the dog’s weight, and provides spaying services at $94 to $169. She is to be spayed in 2 days She has started to lick her self and is a bit swollen. My 8 year old female pug just died. A survey of 1444 1yr old Golden Retriever owners by the Golden Retriever Club of America Inc., found bitches and dogs spayed and neutered at less than a year of age were significantly taller than those spayed or neutered at more than a year of age. The traditional age for spaying or neutering a dog is between 4 and 6 months, although a spay clinic or shelter may safely spay or neuter dogs as young as 2 months old, says Brown. var cx = 'partner-pub-8995154986384801:1sj057-fayi'; Spaying before the first heat cycle greatly reduces her risk of developing dog mammary (breast) cancer. Can Metacam can cause kidney failure in cats? Is it ok to go ahead with the spaying? Hi there, You can also ask Dr. Marie for a second opinion on your pet's condition. Keep the dog inside and away from other animals during the recovery period. The vet that is treating him for the resvue doesn't want to put him under to neuter him. Most veterinarians recommend spaying a female dog before her first heat cycle. Petfinder reports that most animal hospitals charge more than 300 dollars for the surgery. Of those 6.5 million animals, only an estimated 3.2 million find their way out of the shelter or rescue and into a home. Can a 10 year old dog with a grade 3 heart murmur be neutered? Spaying a dog refers to the removal of a female dog’s reproductive organs, while neutering refers to the procedure that’s done for males. I have a diabetic cat who gets 4ml ProZinc 2x per day with meals. My husband came home from work and she had... (25376 views), Can puppy go outside? A common issue with older dogs, especially females, urinary incontinence can cause your dog to leak urine. /answer_np.php?id=2579-cat-eating-less-than-normal, /answer_np.php?id=2520-cut-my-dogs-nail-too-short, /answer_np.php?id=6172-what-is-this-red-lump-on-my-dogs-leg, /answer_np.php?id=1153-dog-ate-a-feminine-pad, /answer_np.php?id=1416-why-did-my-dog-die, /answer_np.php?id=1815-do-sheep-die-on-their-backs, /answer_np.php?id=781-puppy-wont-eat-or-drink, /answer_np.php?id=1275-stretching-out-back-legs, /answer_np.php?id=2419-dog-panting-at-night-time, /answer_np.php?id=5035-swollen-foot-because-of-bandage, /answer_np.php?id=2426-dog-ate-foam-padding, /answer_np.php?id=1131-is-raid-toxic-to-cats, /answer_np.php?id=1547-otc-sedation-for-cats, /answer_np.php?id=643-arthritis-in-17-year-old-dog, /answer_np.php?id=2328-my-dog-ate-goose-poop, What does an infected neuter incision look like. If redness, swelling, discharge or a foul odor are present, contact your vet immediately. Do you know what foods are safe for your dog? Can a 10 year old dog with a grade 3 heart murmur be neutered? It should be done when the animal is done breeding. An animal’s living situation may also be a consideration. Many beloved dogs die from pyometra, which can be completely prevented by spaying while your dog is still young and healthy. A low-cost clinic may charge in the range of 45 to 135 dollars, but this varies by location. Hello An increase in the risk of splenic hemangiosarcoma by a factor of 2.2 and cardiac hemangiosarcoma by a factor of >5; these are common cancers and a major cause of death in some breeds. One of the most popular beliefs is that a sterilized dog will get fat. Thank you so much again. I had almost the same experience as the person who wrote you about losing their dog... (18978 views), Does Dawn Dishsoap kill fleas? 5 years is really not old at all for a small breed dog. Hi there, Like millions of dogs in America, the pug was neutered long before he was a year old. I adopted this dog on Thursday. Organizations SpayUSA and the ASPCA offer searchable national databases to help dog owners find affordable spay and neuter resources in their areas. Spaying or neutering dogs can cause unexpected and unwanted behavior changes. She is always in heat like 1... (26090 views), Why is cat urinating in the house? I just thought another opinion on all I am going to say would help. So, talk with your veterinarian about the right time to spay your particular dog. gcse.src = 'https://cse.google.com/cse.js?cx=' + cx; Research has shown that larger dog breeds tend to mature a little later than their smaller counterparts, explains Brown. Our almost 10 year old kitty has had three recurrent bouts of uti or cystitis in the... (6634 views), Pine bedding and gerbils. Reply. 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