neutering neutering  /ˈnu tə rɪŋ/


  • (n) the sterilization of an animal



  1. Federal emissions requirements of the 1970s took a big neutering knife to American muscle cars, and no car bled more than the Corvette.
  2. After a career of giving away appliances, The Price Is Right host and spaying-and-neutering advocate Bob Barker, 82, is hanging up his microphone next June.
  3. They are required by law to have an agreement with a clinic for services they can't perform on site such as spaying, neutering and declawing.


  1. Purrfect Pals: Five featured cats

    LAKE COUNTY, Calif. – Five cats – adults and kittens – are at the county shelter waiting for homes this week. They range in age from 10 weeks to 8 years, and all are altered and vaccinated. In addition to spaying or neutering, cats that are adopted from Lake County Animal Care and Control are microchipped before being released to their new owner. License fees do not apply to residents of the ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Lake County News

  2. Dogs needed for free non-surgical neutering clinic

    The Alliance for Contraception in Cats and Dogs in partnership with Ark Sciences seeks 70 dogs to participate in a free Zinc neutering clinic on June 23. If you have an unneutered male dog at least three months old and weighing 45 pounds or less, he could be a good candidate.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Oregonian

  3. Low Income Pitbull Spay and Neutering

    The Joplin Animal Adoption and Resource Center has received a grant to offer low cost spaying and neutering for pitbulls.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: KSN - KODE Joplin

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  1. "The decision will now be deferred until after Tony Blair stands down," said Frankel. "It is extremely unlikely that Gordon Brown, who is promising to 'renew' the government, would attempt to do so by neutering the FOI Act in the way that had...
    on Mar 30, 2007 By: Maurice Frankel Source: Register

  2. "We've created a contest to search for America's top dogs and promote spaying and neutering of dogs at the same time. It's a great way to highlight the love we have for our canine companions while addressing the most serious crisis facing animals in...
    on Sep 15, 2009 By: Cesar Millan Source: Reuters

  3. "In the future, we will be moving to aggressively promote responsible pet ownership and the spaying and neutering of animals, so that ultimately we can reduce the number of unwanted pets," Hardberger said.
    on Oct 17, 2005 By: Phil Hardberger Source: San Antonio Express

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