Information about the Neutering of Dogs
The most obvious reason for neutering dogs is to prevent unwanted puppies. However, there are many other benefits:
Many people don’t know that neutering dogs can prevent some forms of cancer. For example, the chance of breast cancer in female dogs can be reduced by 50 times and this is the most common cancer in older un-neutered bitches. Spaying before the first season gives most benefit therefore we suggest 6 months of age.
There are many other reasons for neutering dogs too, mostly to prevent some of the conditions we see all too frequently in un-neutered animals, which are very nasty, costly to treat and some of these can also kill for example: