Is There an Optimal Age for Cat Spay or Neuter?
Several studies illustrate the benefits of spaying/neutering a cat before it reaches 5 months of age, the approximate time it reaches sexual maturity.
Update on Ovariohysterectomy
Use of efficient surgical techniques during an ovariohysterectomy should prove beneficial for the patient, surgeon, and veterinary business alike.
Study: French Bulldogs More Likely to Suffer from Difficult BirthsFrench bulldogs are 15.9 times more likely to suffer from difficult births or dystocia than crossbred female dogs; among the dogs that had problems giving birth, French bulldogs were 2.4 times more likely to undergo invasive caesarean sections than crossbred dogs.
The Case for Neutering at Five Months of Age
Richard Speck, DVM The majority of presterilization litters can be eliminated by performing neutering at 5 months of age rather than 6.