IT’S A DOG’S LIFE!
Scared your “good boy” might be less of a boy after his neutering (sterilization)?
Having your best guy neutered at the right age can make a huge difference not only for their health but for their overall quality of life.
Having your male pet neutered at 6 months for dogs and from 4 months for cats not only helps prevent the birth of unwanted kittens and puppies but significantly lowers your pet’s chance of ever developing prostate disease.
Testicular cancer effects 27% of all intact (not sterilized) male dogs although testicular tumors aren’t as common in cats intact male cats tend to roam. A tomcat can roam up to 2 kilometers from his home turf which increases the chances of him contracting FIV and FELV ( feline AIDS and Leukemia) both of which are incurable viruses through mating and fighting over territory.
Make the best choice for the best friend in your life and have him neutered at the appropriate age.
To spay or not to spay? The answer should always be yes!!
Spaying (sterilizing) not only reduces the risk of unwanted kittens & puppies but also prevents them being surrendered or confiscated by shelters and welfare organizations that are all ready full.
Having your pet spayed before she goes onto her first heat reduces her chances of ever getting pyometra a potentially life threating uterine infection in cats and dogs. Dogs who are unspayed have a 50% chance of developing cancerous breast tumors this percentage is twice as high in cats.
When does your girl need to come for her ” big girl” operation?
The recommended spaying age is 6 months for dogs and between 4 – 6 months for cats.
Ever heard the rumor that a queen (mother cat) can’t get pregnant while nursing kittens? Unfortunately she can and will. A queen will resume her heat cycle 8 weeks after the birth of her kittens which means as soon as her kittens are weaned she could all ready be pregnant again.
Please be a responsible pet owner and spay your girl before she goes into her first cycle.