Neutering

What is Neutering ?

Neutering is the most common method for the sterilization of animals. It means removing of an animal’s reproductive organ. However it is used when referring to both genders. Castration or the removal of testicles to male animals, while Spaying or the removal of ovaries and uterus for female animals.

The Benefits of Neutering

Reduce Roaming

An intact male will do anything to find a mate, including finding creative ways to escape from the house. This does not guarantee that he’s free from injury in traffic and fights with other male animals.

Lower Risk of Different Type of cancer

Spaying in female animals eliminates the possibility of ovarian and uterine infection or cancer. Pyometra is one of the common bacterial infections in most unspayed dogs and cats. As pyometra advances, bacterial poisons enter the bloodstream, causing general illness and often kidney failure. It is best to spay cats and dogs while they are young and healthy as operations may fail to save when an animal is severely weakened. Neutering saves male cats and dogs from testicular tumors. Although only a small percentage of testicular tumors are malignant, nonmalignant testicular tumors sometimes secrete the hormone estrogen at a toxic level that destroys the bone marrow’s ability to produce blood cells which result to a fatal outcome.

Reduce Spraying and Marking

Unneutered dogs and cats mark their territory by spraying strong-smelling urine all over the house. A dog after he has been neutered might less likely mount other dogs, people or objects.

Increase Lifespan Up To 3-5 Years

Neutering cats and dogs reduce their risk from acquiring diseases.

Reduce Aggression

Spaying or neutering cats and dogs at an early age can help avoid problems with aggression.

Decrease Population Leading to Better Quality of life

Sterilizing a cat or dog reduces their urge to roam and decrease the risk of contracting diseases. Spaying and neutering are the only permanent and effective method of birth control for cats and dogs compared to capture, impounding and eventual destruction of unwanted animals which costs taxpayers and agencies over a billion dollars each year.

Faq’s

Is it safe ?
Neutering or sterilization procedure is generally safe, it is extremely rare to have cases of complication

 

 

How Old can a dog/cat be neutered ?
A cat/dog can be neutered as early as four (4) monts old.

 

 

 

Can cat/dog be neutered ?
Yes, however the stage of pregnancy and health of the animal will be considered.

 

 

 

Is it Expensive ?
PPBCC makes it affordable for all pet owners to have their pets neutered.

 

 

 

How Long is the recovery ?
Full recovery from anesthesia takes 6-8 hours. Guidlines on post-operation care is provided.

 

 

 

Will the behavior change ?
A neutered dog/cat will be calmer & content because they have less urge to find mate.

 

 

 

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