Should You Spay Or Neuter Your Dog? Wagr Weighs In

It's every dog owner's dilemma. Once you bring that puppy home, and once those days of teething and chewing on socks are long over, then you have to think of THAT question. Should you spay or neuter your dog?


The majority of pet owners still spay or neuter their pets. Still, there is an increasing number of pet owners who leave their pet's anatomy intact. We delve into the pros and cons of this debate and help you make an informed decision on behalf of your pet.


In this guide, you will get a rundown on:

  • Spaying or neutering dogs

  • How spaying or neutering can affect your dog positively

  • The cons of sterilizing dogs

  • How to arrive at an informed decision


What is neutering or spaying a dog?


“I just got a female dog, and I am not sure if I should sterilize her!”


“We are new pet parents, and I am confused about how to handle my dog as he gets older.”


“A friend told us that we MUST neuter our dog. But our neighbor told us we really shouldn’t.”


“I adopted a pet recently, and I have no idea what’s spaying or neutering. Is it necessary?”