Spay Or Neuter

There are many benefits to spaying your pet. Unfortunately, there is a large population of dogs that are homeless and by spaying your pet you are helping reduce the population.

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How Do I Deal With My Dog When She’s In Heat?

Heat, or estrus, is the time in the canine reproductive cycle when a female dog is ready to mate. Though this is a normal part of a female dog’s life, it may not be straightforward for you to navigate. It’s essential to get the information you need so you and your dog can get through this time together…

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How Much Does It Cost To Spay A Dog? Compare Your Options

As a general recommendation, most female dogs are spayed during puppy-hood. There are several reasons for this. The two main reasons are that it helps to reduce the overpopulation of dogs and spaying has health benefits for your pup. The cost to spay a dog will depend on certain variables, including age, pre-existing conditions, and weight. It is a big responsibility upon owners to ensure they speak to their veterinarians early and are well-educated on the process. The average cost to spay a dog can vary depending on location and the individual dog’s health needs. Understanding the different factors that impact the price of getting a dog spayed is essential for puppy parents.

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How Long Are Dogs Pregnant? Timeline, Symptoms & Expectations 

Are you awaiting the pitter-patter of little paws in your household? Or perhaps you are considering breeding your dog? Either way, there is a lot to know about dog breeding! This article will explain how long a dog is pregnant, what to expect when it comes to pregnancy in dogs, and critical things to consider before you embark on breeding for the first time. 

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What Are The Benefits Of Spaying & Neutering Your Dog?

The topic of spaying and neutering is often brought up by dog owners. However, it’s a subject that should be addressed by all pet owners. There are many benefits of spaying and neutering, including improved health outlook, enhanced temperament, a declining homeless pet population, and a reduction in the expense associated with breeding.

Dog laying on back with cone on and cryptorchidism

Cryptorchidism In Dogs: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment

What is cryptorchidism in dogs? Healthy adult male dogs should have two testicles within their scrotum (the protective sac) – unless they have already been castrated! Your pooch’s testicles are usually located outside their body to keep them cool – this keeps them healthy. Some dogs, however, have a condition called cryptorchidism, where they may have only one or no testicles in the scrotum.

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How Much Does It Cost To Neuter A Dog? Compare Your Options

Getting your male dog neutered is extremely important for his overall health and behavior, and to extend his life as long as possible. Fixing your pup isn’t something you want to avoid because you’re on a tight budget. The cost of neutering a dog can vary widely based on several factors, but the major price difference comes down to the type of clinic that performs the procedure. We explore all of your options, including how to find low-cost services, to help you make the best decision for your financial situation.

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February Is Spay & Neuter Awareness Month

Valentine’s Day is a time to shower your pup with love and affection. But February is also devoted to raising awareness for the importance of spaying and neutering our pets. It’s also an excellent time to think about what might make a good gift for your pooch during this love-filled season.

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