Spaying - The Science Bit...
Why do we advise spaying your female dog?
We see a 26.3% increase in the lifespan of spayed female dogs compared to un-spayed.
Up to 66% increase in risk of developing potentially fatal pyometra in dogs over 9 years old.
Mammary neoplasia is among the most common types of cancer seen in unspayed female dogs, and approximately 50% of these neoplasms are malignant
There is only a 0.5% risk of developing mammary cancer if spayed before the first season