involves the removal of both the ovaries and the uterus -
absence of unwanted pregnancy.
unwanted attention from male dogs.
of pyometra (womb infection) occurring in 50% of unspayed
bitches over 8 years old.
of mammary tumours - if performed at an early age.
bitches develop an increased appetite especially some of the
more "food orientated" breeds
as Labradors. However she will only increase her weight if
you increase the amount of food
you give her.
best time to spay your bitch:
spay bitches before their first season at 6 months old.
Girls that have already had a season or seasons are best spayed
approximately 8 weeks after the end of their "heat"
as everything has settled back to normal by then.
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phone the surgery to make an appointment - for contact detail
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You will need to bring your dog to the surgery between 9-10
a.m. starved from the previous evening and she will stay for
the day, and usually be ready for collection between 5-6 p.m.
will feel very sleepy the evening she returns home. To help
her recovery you should:
give any food until the next day, but water should be made
her warm and quiet.
her on a lead for the first four days.
her back to her surgery after ten days to have her