Should you spay your dog? It used to be simple – if you are a breeder, no. If you will not be breeding, spay your dog early. A lot of research has been done over the years and now it is time for people to really look at the facts before they make a decision that has the potential to change the life of a dog! Spaying your dog does not make you a responsible pet owner just as not spaying doesn’t make you an irresponsible pet parent. Both decisions can be the right decision. Your dog’s age is also an important factor.