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spay

[spā]
(veterinary medicine)
To remove the ovaries.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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When you rescue and don't spay and neuter, you'll be dealing with another rescue sooner or later.
I encouraged every responsible pet owner to spay your pet because it is the best protection from these diseases," said Janairo.
To cure this condition, the cat should be spayed and progestin treatment discontinued, if being used.
Recent studies have focused on the association of neutering (spay or castration) and the development of cancer.
With a mission to provide spaying or neutering to every cat that needs it, The Feline Fix encourages people of all means to take advantage of their affordable spay and neuter services, low-cost vaccinations and microchipping.
We have been told our Ridgeback should have a litter of puppies before we get her spayed. We didn't know this before we bought her eight months ago and now we're worried that we can't keep her.
Other good reasons to spay and neuter pets include extending the animals' lifespan, eliminating risks of reproductive cancers and alleviating behavioral issues, Curtin said.
Spay or neuter certificates or a short note from your veterinarian will be acceptable.
IT was World Spay Day on Tuesday, when animal welfare organisations highlight the benets of having your pet spayed or neutered.
Milan said: "The most humane way not to kill a dog is to spay and neuter.