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k0k_w31
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Jul 28, 2008, 10:55 PM


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can spay when its on heat?

Hi everyone!!!

Im seeking for you guys advice,

May i know can i send my dog for spay when it is on heat?

i called up the vets, they said can be spay but add more price from the standard charges.

They said it is little risky than normal.

issit true??

really can send my dog to spay when it is on heat ah??


acsyen
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Jul 30, 2008, 5:00 PM


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Re: [k0k_w31] can spay when its on heat?

yes can spay... risky ah that i not sure but i have spayed many dogs that are on heat before and there's no problem. If the doctor is good then no prob.

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Dcom
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Aug 1, 2008, 6:12 AM


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Re: [k0k_w31] can spay when its on heat?

Why not wait till the heat is over? It won't be that long till it's over. That way you are sure that your dog is not at risk and also you do not need to pay more than the normal fee. We sent our dog for the operation four months after her first heat. I guess it's better safe then sorry.

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dertui
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Aug 2, 2008, 5:21 AM


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Re: [k0k_w31] can spay when its on heat?



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cocomo
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Aug 7, 2008, 7:05 AM


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Re: [k0k_w31] can spay when its on heat?

Not sure if there's any risks, but i did spayed a few dogs when they're in heat.


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ghost06
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Aug 12, 2008, 5:01 PM


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Re: [cocomo] can spay when its on heat?

Hi,

Just to answer your question...

Yes, you can spay your dog when it is in heat...

but there is increased risk because when your dog is in heat, the blood vessels supplying the ovaries and uterus are larger than normal and more delicate. This is because, during heat, the ovaries and uterus need more blood supply to sustain development.

So, when the vet does the spay, the ligatures (knots) may slip more easily or the blood vessels may rupture more easily.

The vet would probably charge you extra because more ligatures need to be applied for safety's sake and your dog may need to be put on drip in case of blood loss.

So, my recommendation is not to spay your dog when it is in heat.

After all, it takes only a few more days before the heat is over, then you can choose to spay your dog.

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k0k_w31
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Aug 18, 2008, 6:43 PM


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Re: [ghost06] can spay when its on heat?

Ok, now i know why doctor saids there is a risk.

Thanks for the advice from all of you guys. very appreciate Wink

By the way, Dcom schnauzer is very cute, but how come the ears look like much bigger than a normal schnauzer one?


ghost06
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Aug 19, 2008, 4:42 PM


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Re: [Dcom] can spay when its on heat?

Actually, just for your info,

It is better to spay a dog before her first heat,

Once the dog has her first heat, the chances of her getting breast cancer (mammary tumor) is 8 times higher!

Wink


Amanda85
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Aug 21, 2008, 1:56 AM


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Re: [k0k_w31] can spay when its on heat?

dunno about risk vs no risk

but 'why pay more'...

juz wait a few months and save some money

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