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spaying:

see castrationcastration,
removal of the sex glands of an animal, i.e., testes in the male, or ovaries and often the uterus in the female. Castration of the female animal is commonly referred to as spaying.
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We are determined and excited to work with Spay Panama in hopes of achieving such an ambitious goal of spaying up to one thousand animals," said Stephanie Scott of SPCA International.
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