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Features December 2015 Issue

When (and Whether) to Spay or Neuter your dog

Some evidence has come to light that large-breed dogs who are spayed or neutered may be more prone to developing bone cancer than intact dogs.

When (and Whether) to Spay or Neuter your dog

New information may impact your decision about fixing your pet.

“I will not be renewing my subscription,” one Your Dog reader wrote, “because of the misinformation you gave on the appropriate age to spay/neuter. Not only that, I will also encourage all my dog club members to cancel any subscriptions that they may have. Shame on you!!!”

This person is referring to our comment in the August issue that most female dogs “should be spayed by the age of six months.”

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