Desexing Your Dog

Female Dogs

Neutering, desexing or spaying are all terms applied to the operation in which the ovaries and uterus are removed from the female animal.  The objective of spaying is to stop the dog from coming into heat or reproducing.  There are four main advantages to having female dogs spayed:- 

Male Dogs

Castration or desexing are the terms used to describe the procedure for male dogs.  In this operation both testicles are removed, thus removing the source of sperm and the male sex hormone (testosterone).  There are many advantages for desexing maledogs these include:- 

 
 
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