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- verb Present participle of
- noun The act or operation of spaying an animal.
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- noun neutering a female by removing the ovaries
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Some people don't like the idea of spaying and neutering pets.
Just so Marianne doesn't think I'm one of those people who don't like the idea of spaying and neutering pets, both our Golden male and male tom that's redundant were neutered.
-- An analogous operation, termed spaying, is performed upon females, consisting in the removal of the ovaries; effects similar to those in the male, sterility without entire immediate loss of sexual sense, being the usual result.
Other programs - such as spaying and neutering options and cruelty investigations and rescues
Services provided included adoption, medical needs such as spaying and neutering, education, and cremation.
In addition, popular surgeries such as spaying and neutering would be completely tax deductible, possibly making animal overpopulation easier to control.
"Proceeds from the day's event are used to help with the upkeep of the animals such as spaying, neutering and keeping shots up to date."
"spaying" of bitches, or mutilation of the womb, in modern euphuism "baby-house."
When she's in interview mode, Michele will tell you firmly about her work with People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals to promote spaying and neutering, and her opposition to carriage horses in Central Park.
U.S. Postal Service A bright-eyed puppy and kitten graced two new first-class postage stamps on Sept. 20, 2002, to help educate people about the importance of spaying and neutering pets.