What is spay (Ovariohysterectomy, spay, neuter, sterilization)?
Introduction Spay, also known as Ovariohysterectomy, neuter or sterilization, refers to the surgical removal of both ovaries and uterus from a female pet. What is the importance of spaying? Spaying is important because of:- Prevention of oestrus (heat) in females. Control of breeding by sterilization (neutering). Prevention of mammary neoplasia (breast cancer) if performed early before the first heat. Reduced prevalence of inguinal hernias. Prevention of diseases of the ovari