Benefits Of De-sexing Your Pet
It is very important to get your new puppy or kitten de-sexed. The best time is usually between 5 and 6 months of age but this can vary depending on your pet’s breed. Your VetMed veterinarian will discuss and confirm with you the best time for your pet’s procedure.
There are many advantages to de-sexing your pet. These include reducing the risk of a number of diseases and preventing the birth of unwanted puppies and kittens.
In male dogs, de-sexing can prevent:
- Dominance aggression
- Prostate cancer
- Testicular cancer
- Perianal adenomas – tumours around the anus
- Wandering, which can lead to animal fights or traffic accidents
In Male Cats, De-sexing Controls:
- Aggressive behaviour
In Female Dogs And Cats, De-sexing Prevents:
- Mammary cancer
- Ovarian cancer
- Obesity/weight gain
- Pyometra – a disease of the uterus from deadly bacterial infection
Recent Help & Advice Articles
When we decide to provide a new home for a pet animal and have it living with our family, it is a huge step we take as the owner of the pet and its life. As much as fun it is to bring a puppy dog home it is equally important we understand the responsibilities as a pet...
During old days, the vaccinations were given to dogs every year, but the recent studies are proving the annual vaccination system to be wrong. The people are also mostly unaware of the required timely dog vaccinations in north shore that a dog need. Although there is...
More and more people are adopting dogs nowadays. These dogs have become a vital part of their family and daily life. But, with the adoption of a dog, the responsibility of its desexing also comes in. Most vets suggest that if you want de-sexing in north shore done for...
Pet FAQ – Frequently Asked Questions
Navigate here to see some of the most common pet advice and FAQs answered.