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When to spay a Yorkie?

Discussion in 'Dog Breeding' started by kayz, Jul 15, 2009.


  1. kayz

    kayz PetForums VIP

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    My friend has just got a Yorkshire Terrier bitch and would like to know the best time to get her spayed. She took her to the vet this morning for a check up and to organise her next jabs. She asked when would be the best time to get her spayed.

    The vet said that some people think that it is best to do it before her first season, he suggested between 6-9 months. He also told her that some people think it is better to wait until after she has had a season. She asked what he would do but he said he couldn't tell her that as he isn't meant to give his opinion.

    Another friend told her that she should let her have a litter or the bitch will suffer health problems:confused:. I've said that as far as I know there are no health problems in bitches if they never have a litter.

    So when would you say is the best time to get her spayed?

    Thanks
     
  2. Between the first and second would be my opinion. And I believe many owners feel the same.
     
  3. DevilDogz

    DevilDogz Guest

    Yes between the first and second season would be my suggestion!
     
  4. Nonnie

    Nonnie PetForums VIP

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    I agree with DT.

    It should also be done when the dog is physically mature. Im not sure what age that is for a yorkie.

    There are no health implications for NOT having a litter, but plenty if she were too.
     
  5. kayz

    kayz PetForums VIP

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    Thank you. I'll pass it on.
     
  6. aurora

    aurora PetForums Senior

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    let her have 2 seasons, and then she should be mature enough to be spayed. to have the operation she needs to be done approx 12 weeks after the last season she as:)
     
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