What Is Neutering?
Neutering in male dogs is known as castration.
Neutering in female dogs is known as spaying.
Neutering is a routine procedure that involves removing your dog’s sex organs to prevent unwanted pregnancies, pregnancy-related illnesses, and conditions such as testicular, ovarian, and mammary cancers.
The male procedure is called castration, and the female procedure is called spaying.
What Are The Benefits Of Neutering Your Dog?
Neutered dogs have fewer medical problems, live longer on average, don’t add to the pet overpopulation problem, and make more loving and rewarding pets.
When Should I Neuter My Dog?
Most dogs can be neutered at around 6 months old.
It’s important to discuss the timing with your vet because it should always be based on the following:
Other health conditions
What Is The Difference In Procedures?
Castration is the surgical removal of the testicles and is carried out in a minor operation under a general anaesthetic.
Usually, a dog is admitted to the clinic in the morning and collected later the same day.
He may have several dissolvable stitches, which will be dissolved in 3-6 months.
Spaying is the surgical removal of the ovaries and uterus, commonly referred to as “neutering”.
Performed as a routine operation under general anaesthesia, the patient is usually admitted in the morning and is collected later the same day.
Post Operative Care & Recovery
There are several things you can do to speed up the recovery process.