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Description: To spay or neuter our pets is often a conscientious thing to do and there are some positive benefits to it as well. Unfortunately there are sometimes negative side effects to deal with. For a male under the age of one, the risk of bone cancer is higher. There is also the risk of hypothyroidism, obesity, prostate cancer and other diseases. For females there is the risk of bone cancer, hypothyroidism, obesity, incontinence and others diseases.


Contributing factors: Altering the hormonal balance could play a role but inconclusive at this time.

Herbal Remedies Homeopathic Treatment: Homeopathics are medical formulas based on a theory of like cures like and highly diluted quantities of medicinal substances are given to cure symptoms. Licorice Root helps to reduce stress, purifies blood and helps balance the adrenals. Chasteberry helps to balance female sex hormones. Ashwagandha revitalizes and helps stimulate the nervous system. Arnica is helpful with trauma recovery and reduces pain.

Essential Oils:
Every essential oil has a unique and distinctive fragrance which stimulates the immune system, body and emotions in a precise way. The essential oils are diluted with a carrier for delivery because they should not be used in concentrate form. Carriers range from sweet almond oil to watermelon seed oil, each possessing individual healing traits. Essential oils are purposefully matched with individual carries to achieve a specific result. Some essential oil formulas may contain the following essential oils for this disorder:

Flower Essence Willow helps deal with incontinence due to neutering or being spayed. Walnut helps dogs adapt to change. Olive helps to revitalize.

Reiki or other types of therapeutic touch is beneficial. It has been our experience dogs respond positively to the healing human touch.