Pet parents are strongly advised to spay/neuter their puppies and kittens as early as possible, for health reasons, behavior control and population control. Are these reasons justified and are there health risks or benefits to waiting longer, not spaying/neutering, alternative surgeries?
With many retrospective studies to date, there is no clear evidence that neutering male dogs, especially young male dogs will prevent future health issues. In fact, the negative health issues far exceed the benefits. The following information is taken from a meta analysis preformed by Laura J. Sanborn, M.S. in 2007. [Read more…] about ￼To Neuter or Not to Neuter – that is the question!