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View Poll Results: Which option should I choose for Snipe?
Local vet 29 87.88%
Shelter clinic 2 6.06%
Repro vet 2 6.06%
Hard boiled eggs 0 0%
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Old 12-07-2012, 07:19 PM
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Tess was 5 years old and had a litter before she was spayed, was ready to leave my vet's office within a few hours, and healed probably faster than I gave her credit for. (I was being very careful. She wasn't.) The only thing that might have been of interest to me would be if there was enough hormonal activity after the ovariectomy to prevent spay incontinence, and from what I've heard, there isn't.
That is what I had hoped when I first read about it but yeah, it doesn't seem like that is the case. Which is really too bad since it is such a problem with spayed bitches.
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Old 12-07-2012, 07:25 PM
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$140 savings is not worth a 6 hour drive (assuming you meant 3 hours either directions) and a missed day of work to me. Local vet.
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Old 12-08-2012, 12:22 AM
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I'd vote option #1 as well. Seeing spays pretty muc h every day, I've yet to see one have a longer than two inch incision, and that's pretty rare (it was a shelter dog in season, so there was oozy tissue)

I'd think that an ovariectomy would still cause the same amount of disomfort..it all involves fishing around in there.
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Old 12-08-2012, 12:33 AM
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I'd do local vet with the optional bloodwork. I don't know enough about ovariectomies to really comment about that.

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