Spaying and Neutering

Spaying or neutering your puppy is and important consideration.

Puppies at a photographer.

POTENTIAL BENEFITS OF SPAYING OR NEUTERING YOUR PUPPY

Males

  • Eliminates unwanted litters
  • Reduces roaming behaviour and fighting with other dogs
  • Eliminates or reduces the risk of certain kinds of cancer, including testicular and prostate cancer
  • Reduces the risk of perianal tumors
  • Reduces or eliminates urine marking
  • Eliminates the spread of sexually transmitted diseases

Females

  • Prevents unwanted litters
  • Eliminates or reduces the occurrence of certain kinds of cancer, including breast, ovarian and uterine cancer
  • Eliminates male dogs in your yard during heat
  • Eliminates bleeding that would otherwise last three weeks every six months