Is it more expensive to spay an older dog?

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At private practices, the procedure typically ranges from $100 to $600.

The rule of thumb: Spays for smaller, younger, leaner pets require less time and fewer resources, so they cost less than they would for larger, older, fatter pets.

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It can occur at any age, but your dog may be especially susceptible if she has not been spayed, is middle aged or older, has produced puppies or has had hormonal treatments.

Simply spay your female pets young, before they ever go into heat.

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It can occur at any age, but your dog may be especially susceptible if she has not been spayed, is middle aged or older, has produced puppies or has had hormonal treatments.

Why? Pyometra develops after bacteria infiltrates the uterus.

Simply spay your female pets young, before they ever go into heat.

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Giant breeds have much different needs than a small/medium sized dog. The AKC surveyed over 1,000 dog owners about their yearly spending on their dogsGiant breed means bigger and bigger means more expensive.
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Female Dogs Produce Puppies

A female dog often fetches a higher price because of her breeding potential. A female dog can generate a lot of revenue to her next owner by producing several litters of puppies throughout her lifetime. This is a very mathematical logic but as a dog breeder, this is a thought you do have.
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Are pedigree dogs more expensive to insure than mixed breeds? Some pedigrees are more likely to have health problems than crossbreeds and mixed breeds because they are less genetically diverse.

Some breeds, such as Golden Retrievers, can also inherit serious ailments such as subaortic stenosis (SAS).

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They may be one reason why people like phantom poodles so much. Due to its unique color, buying a phantom poodle won't be cheap. Phantom poodles a breeder will charge you around $1000 to upwards of $2000. An important fact you might want to know is that a phantom poodle is not accepted in the AKC Conformation Ring.
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Red huskies are just as common, but many people agree they are more visually striking, thus it's widely thought that they are rarer. Apart from sometimes being more expensive, red huskies are the same size, same personality, and are ultimately the same dog!
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