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Posted on 28 Feb 2022 in Pet Care, Puppies, Desexing, Cats, Dogs

Desexing in dogs – When should they be desexed?

Desexing is a very commonly performed elective veterinary surgery. Desexing has traditionally been performed at 5-6 months of age in all breeds of dogs. As more information has become available about the pros and cons of desexing at certain ages, this decision has become more complex. There are many factors which need to be considered. We do not have any studies that provide unequivocal evidence…

Posted on 14 Feb 2022 in Dogs, Desexing, Pet Care

Suprelorin- Castration Choices

What is Suprelorin®?

Suprelorin® is a resorbable contraceptive implant which is inserted under the skin between your dog’s shoulders. The implant softens quickly, causing no discomfort. After implant placement, an active ingredient is released steadily preventing the production of the sex hormones and testosterone. This…

Posted on 27 May 2014 in Dogs, Desexing, Behaviour

Why Should I Get My Dog Desexed?

Desexing our pets makes it easier for us to responsibly care for them, and increases the enjoyable activities we can do with our dogs. There are many health benefits to desexing, as well as positive effects on behaviour.
By desexing your pet there are also benefits to our society, in not contributing to the large numbers of unwanted puppies in animal shelters.
There are no benefits to…