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Spay & Neuter Information

 

Spaying and neutering pets is at the core of our mission. We believe it is not only healthy for the pet to be spayed or neutered but that spaying and neutering also benefit the pet's caretakers and the community.

 

Our veterinarians are experts and specialize in spaying and neutering. Our clinic specializes in efficient systems and surgical techniques that allow us to perform high-volume, high-quality surgeries.

Some of the benefits of getting your pet fixed 

In females, spaying decreases the chances of getting mammary cancer (the rate goes down to almost zero if done before the first heat cycle!). Spaying eliminates the chance of developing a life-threatening and often fatal condition called pyometra, an infection in the uterus that is experienced in mature females. Being spayed also eliminates messy heat cycles.

 

In males, neutering decreases the chance of developing prostate cancer and hernias and eliminates the chance of developing testicular cancer. It also reduces the tendency to roam, sexual aggression, inappropriate urination (spraying),

and other undesirable male behaviors.

 

The benefit for pets and our communities is that spaying and neutering help lower the euthanasia rate by

decreasing the number of unwanted animals that end up in already-crowded shelters.