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neuter

1. (of animals and plants) having nonfunctional, underdeveloped, or absent reproductive organs
2. a sexually underdeveloped female insect, such as a worker bee
3. a castrated animal, esp a domestic animal
4. a flower in which the stamens and pistil are absent or nonfunctional
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Nicosia municipality is currently running a programme for stray cat neutering and Strovolos municipality has pledged to arrange neutering for the stray cats of the Pedieos Park within its jurisdiction.
Dogs Trust is offering neutering operations for dogs (male and female) belonging to owners who receive means-tested benefits, including tax credits - for just PS30.
The extent of the change really depends on your rabbit's personality before neutering.
To find out more about the neutering and spay offer contact Easipetcare on 024 7633 8069.
If Stan suddenly goes buck wild and starts acting like the canine equivalent of Russell Brand then, yes, we will have to consider neutering the little geezer.
For female dogs, in particular, neutering prevents pyometra (a infection of the womb), which can be fatal.
Till now, we have had to send back pregnant cats without neutering them because we did not have the space to house them till they had recovered fully.
Hiba al-Hajj, a second-year veterinary student at the Lebanese University who is receiving training at the Animals Lebanon clinic, agrees that spaying or neutering is a humane way to deal with growing numbers of strays.
Their details will be taken and they will be given a neutering voucher that can be taken along to their own vet.
All the animal rescues know that neutering is of paramount importance.
trapping them, neutering them, then returning them to the colony.
All vets keep the cost of neutering down so that it can be afforded by everyone.