Posts with tag spay

Intact Dogs Most Often Die from Infection or Trauma

It’s long been acknowledged – and in some cases it’s quite obvious – that sterilized dogs and bitches won’t get certain diseases. After all, if a dog has no testicles, it’s not going to get testicular cancer. But now, as many are questioning the practice of sterilizing pet dogs prior to 4 to 6 months… read more


Know the Warning Signs of Pyometra

Few things strike fear in me, as a breeder and as the owner of one intact bitch, more than the thought of pyometra. I had an experience several years ago with one of my older champion bitches who developed pyometra, and afterward I discovered that lots of people who breed and show dogs have never… read more