Spaying Your Female Pet
The ideal age for removal of the ovaries and uterus is 4-6 months of age.
- Eliminates the risk of ovarian and uterine cancer.
- Eliminates unwanted pregnancies.
- If spayed before the first heat cycle, your pet has less than 1 percent chance of developing mammary cancer. If spayed after one heat cycle, your pet has an 8% chance of developing mammary cancer. If spayed after two heat cycles, the risk increases to 26%. After two years, no protective benefit exist.
- Pets with diabetes or epilepsy should be spayed to prevent hormonal changes that may interfere with medication.
Spaying your pet does not:
- Cause laziness or hyperactivity.
- Reduce it’s instinct to protect your family & home.
- Cause immature behaviors.
- Postpone or delay normal behavioral maturity.
- Alter it’s personality in any manner.