Spaying - The Science Bit...

Why do we advise spaying your female dog?

1.

We see a 26.3% increase in the lifespan of spayed female dogs compared to un-spayed.

2.

Up to 66% increase in risk of developing potentially fatal pyometra in dogs over 9 years old.

3.

Mammary neoplasia is among the most common types of cancer seen in unspayed female dogs, and approximately 50% of these neoplasms are malignant

4.

There is only a 0.5% risk of developing mammary cancer if spayed before the first season 

©chertseyvets October 2020