Veterinary Medicine

Question: What is the best age to spay my dog?

Answer: They can be spayed as early as 6 months of age. They should not be bred until 2 years. Spaying is very important if you don't plan to have puppies because they can easily get pregnant accidentally. Older unspayed females can develop a uterus infection called pyometra, which requires a difficult and expensive surgery. Also, the dog is more likely to develop mammary cancer. So spay early and avoid a number of serious problems.

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