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Vet won't neuter until 16 wks #1390223
05/22/15 03:46 AM
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Hello,

I posted awhile ago because I adopted some gliders, 2 males and 2 females. The females were already pregnant when I got them, but I didn't know it. So we have 3 new little gliders. We ended up with one male and 2 females.

My issue is that the male is 12 weeks old now, and I've spoken to my vet about getting him neutered. The vet will not neuter him until he is 16 weeks old. I don't want any more surprise babies, so what should I do?

I don't know of any other glider vets in the area, and wouldn't want to go to a vet I don't know well for surgery anyway. Isn't it going to mess up their family dynamic if I separate him from the group for 4 weeks?

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Re: Vet won't neuter until 16 wks [Re: lmw142] #1390229
05/22/15 10:43 AM
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It is extremely rare for males to mature and mate at sixteen weeks. Your little one is only twelve weeks now which the majority of us consider just old enough to leave mom and dad.

I personally don't think you have anything to be concerned about waiting four weeks.


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Re: Vet won't neuter until 16 wks [Re: lmw142] #1390259
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Karen is right, you should be ok for a few more weeks.


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Re: Vet won't neuter until 16 wks [Re: lmw142] #1390277
05/23/15 02:57 AM
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Thanks! I was worried because I have seen posts on other sites where people insisted that male gliders could be sexually mature at 12 weeks.


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