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Beth, my newly adopted puppy is about 5-6 months old. The

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Hi Dr Beth, my newly adopted puppy is about 5-6 months old. The vet said she only needs 2 parvo shot due to immune system should develop well at her age.My question is when she can be spay after her second parvo shot? Thanks.
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Hi, yes that shouldn't be a problem to have her spayed once she has had the second vaccine. We usually wait to do the surgery until they are 6 months old, sometimes a little longer if they are a large breed dog.

What kind of a dog is she?

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She is a ***** ***** mix. We are planning to have her spay within few days after her second which is her last parvo shot.Is it going to be too soon?

No that shouldn't cause any issues, sometimes we are giving their last vaccine at the time of their surgery.

They will probably do this any way, but ask them to check her teeth while she is asleep, sometimes these smaller breeds don't lose all of their baby teeth like they should, and if something is retained they can take care of it while she is under.

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