Pet Talk: Benefits of spaying your pet

During Pet Talk on 7&4 News Today, Dr. Jen Klabunde talked about the health benefits behind spaying your female dog or cat. Dr. Klabunde says the best time to spay an animal is between four and six months.

Some of the benefits of spaying a pet include:

*No unwanted litters

*No heat cycles

*No chance of a pyometra (uterus disease) later in life

*Greatly reduces risk of mammary (breast) cancer

If you would like information about the nine week old female puppy that Dr. Klabunde brought on the morning show contact Northwood Animal Hospital.

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