Neutering Dogs Washington, Tyne & Wear – Our Sensitive & Caring Service

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:

Read more about the Spaying of Female Dogs…

SPAYING FEMALE DOGS

Read more about the Castration of Male Dogs….

CASTRATION OF MALE DOGS
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Mammary Tumours (breast cancer)
  • Infections in the uterus (pyometra)
  • Testicular cancer and other diseases
  • False pregnancies
  • Complications of actual pregnancies
  • Infectious diseases caught via fight wounds or sex
  • Seriously aggressive behaviour
  • Prostate cancer and other diseases
  • Road traffic accidents due to wandering males
  • Fight injuries
  • Prevention of un-wanted puppies

These do not just apply to dogs; both cats and rabbits apply to many of these points as well.