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Spaying an older dog.

Species: Dog
Breed: Black Lab
Age: 8-11 years
My dog is 10 years old and has had 2 litters of puppies. I would like to have her spayed. Is she too old?




Online vet, Dr. Marie

Dr. Marie replied:

This previously answered question may help you:


Is my dog too old to be spayed?

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