What is neutering?
Neutering is the surgical removal of the uterus and both ovaries in the female animal, and the surgical removal of both testicles in the male.
Male and Female variations
Neutering a female animal is called a 'Spay'
Neutering a male animal is called 'Castration'
Benefits of having your female pet neutered include:
Benefits of having your male pet neutered include:
When am I able to have my pet neutered?
Although rare, there are some disadvantages to having your pet neutered, such as the following:
Some important notes to mention about cats: kittens can start to breed from 5 months and can have up to 3 litters a year. Contrary to myth it is not recommended that a cat have one litter before spaying as there is NO benefit to the cat.