German Shepherd Dog Forums - View Single Post - Spaying my 6month old GSD
View Single Post
post #1 of (permalink) Old 12-19-2012, 08:36 AM Thread Starter
New Member
GSDSchatzi's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 6
Spaying my 6month old GSD


My GSD is just under 7 months and I am debating on when to spay her. Our breeder told us that we should not spay her until she is 14 months old so that he body can grow and so we don't throw the horomones off. She said if we were to spay early, we could run into a greater risk for hip problems.

However, almost every vet I have talked to suggested 5-6 months. They felt the risk for breast cancer was greater if we waited to spay, and they felt that had more chance of happening than spaying early and getting hip displaysia.

Does anyone have any opinions? I'm not sure what to do or who to trust; I just want what's best for my girl.

Thank you!
GSDSchatzi is offline  
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome