The Dilemma: Should You Spay / Neuter Your Dog?

Our Back Story A year and a half ago, before Nix came into our lives, Manel and I knew that we wanted to spay our future dog. My previous dog, Syd, was an intact female which had to be spayed at 9 years of age, after suffering a pyometra (uterus infection) …

Heat in Female Dogs: Nix’s Experience

Right at the beginning of February Nix was in heat for the first time. We had been expecting it for a while because of the attitude of some male dogs towards her – they were very interested in her – and also due to her age (she was almost 11 …