Dog sterilisation is such a routine surgery that most dog owners send their dogs for it without thinking twice. While sterilising your dog can reduce or eliminate the risks of accidental pregnancy, reproductive cancers, and pyometra, it is not without its cons.
At Gentle Oak, Dr. Lee Yee Lin’s vet clinic, about 30-40% of her patients suffers from some form of skin issues. Similarly, we have seen at least a quarter of the dogs around us suffering from itchy skin or paws. Why are skin issues plaguing so many dogs in Singapore?