Corpus ID: 17800735

Early Age Spay and Neuter in the Cat

  title={Early Age Spay and Neuter in the Cat},
  author={S. Little and Diplomate Abvp},
Introduction While it may seem that interest in early age altering is a recent phenomenon, it has not only been talked about, but it has been practiced for over 25 years in North America. Early age altering usually refers to spays and neuters done between the ages of 8 and 16 weeks instead of the conventional 5-7 months. Attention has recently focused on early age altering of animal shelter pets before adoption. Early age altering is proposed as a more reliable means of preventing shelter pets… Expand


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