New recommendations for feline spay/neuter surgery

July 19, 2017

New recommendations for feline spay/neuter surgery

The AVMA Board of Directors has endorsed a document recommending that cats not intended for breeding be spayed or neutered prior to five months of age. The document has also has been endorsed by the American Association of Feline Practitioners, Association of Shelter Veterinarians, American Animal Hospital Association, Winn Foundation, Catalyst Council, Cat Fancier’s Association, and The International Cat Association. Visit the AVMA@Work blog to learn more about the Veterinary Task Force on Feline Sterilization Recommendations for Age of Spay and Neuter Surgery.