Smorgasbord Pet Health – Neutering – The side-effects including to longevity.

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Smorgasbord Pet Health

These days it is more common to find that domesticated dogs and cats in the US and Europe have been neutered. You cannot adopt a dog over a few months old who has not been neutered, and you are encouraged by both government advisories and veterinary recommendations to do so as a matter of course.

Apart from the ever-growing pet population there are officially documented and therefore touted medical benefits to having your dog or cat neutered.

Of course there is the toll that repeated unwanted pregnancies take on the health of a female dog or cat or any other mammal including humans; but some of the responsibility for that is down to ownership issues.

Recent research is indicating that if you neuter a cat or dog or other types of mammal, when they are very young, it may severely impact their health and also their lifespan. For most of…

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