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Understanding Pyometra In Dogs and Why Juvenile Spay Is Not The Answer

The picture above is my patient, Daisy. She is a 12-year-old pomeranian that I treated this week for pyometra. Thankfully, she did very well and made a full recovery. Pyometra is a serious and potentially life-threatening condition that can affect unspayed female dogs. However...

By |2024-05-30T11:20:32-04:00September 21st, 2023|Pet Health|Comments Off on Understanding Pyometra In Dogs and Why Juvenile Spay Is Not The Answer

Rethinking Early Spay-Neuter: Unveiling the Risks and Realities for Dogs

This practice in the U.S. continues to contrast with the general attitudes in many European countries, where neutering is commonly avoided and not promoted by animal health authorities. Studies are proving that this practice of juvenile spaying and neutering promotes increased incidences of debilitating joint disorders, certain cancers and urinary incontinence.

By |2024-05-30T11:20:37-04:00February 17th, 2023|Pet Health|Comments Off on Rethinking Early Spay-Neuter: Unveiling the Risks and Realities for Dogs
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