Can I neuter my dog at 9 months?
Adult dogs can be neutered at any age but the best time is before sexual maturity.
For many years, the recommended spay/neuter age was 6 to 9 months, however, now it is quite common for surgery to take place at 4 months old..
Is 10 months too old to neuter a dog?
– Medium sized dogs (10-25kg at adult weight) should ideally be neutered from 6-9 months old. It is best to spay a female BEFORE her first heat if possible – this massivlyt reduces the risk of mammary tumours developing in later life.
Is 8 months too early to neuter a dog?
It is hard to find a vet today that would recommend anything but early dog neutering, certainly before they are sexually mature, often around six months of age. The reasons given are always the same, to prevent unwanted babies and long-term health benefits, including a reduction in cancer.
Is it bad to neuter a 1 year old dog?
Medical benefits: Castration eliminates the possibility of testicular cancer and greatly reduces the chance of prostate disease, two extremely common and serious problems of older male dogs. Many older dogs that are not neutered will develop prostate disease or testicular tumors if they survive to an old enough age.