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What is the earliest age a puppy can be spayed/neutered.

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What is the earliest age a puppy can be spayed/neutered.
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Candy replied 6 years ago.

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Most Veterinarians prefer to wait until between 4-6 months and all vaccines have been given. While it is preferred to wait if possible they can be spayed or neutered at 8 weeks of age if needed. Most shelters will spay and neuter at an earlier age.


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